Bug ID 1058297: Policy history values for 'max Size Of Saved Versions' and for 'min Retained Files In Dir' is reset during upgrade

Last Modified: Dec 07, 2023

Affected Product(s):
BIG-IP ASM, Install/Upgrade(all modules)

Fixed In:
17.1.0,,, 15.1.7

Opened: Oct 28, 2021

Severity: 4-Minor


The values for "minRetainedFilesInDir" and "maxSizeOfSavedVersions" in /etc/ts/tools/policy_history.cfg are set back to default after an upgrade.


After upgrade, the values in the configuration file are set back to default.


-- Non-default values for "minRetainedFilesInDir" and for "maxSizeOfSavedVersions" -- An upgrade occurs


Update the values after the upgrade is complete.

Fix Information

The usage of the configuration file /etc/ts/tools/policy_history.cfg is deprecated. New internal config items have been added: "policy_history_min_retained_versions" and "policy_history_max_total_size" The internal variables are preserved during the upgrade.

Behavior Change

Guides & references

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