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: Nov 07, 2022

Bug Tracker

Affected Product:  See more info
BIG-IP ASM, Install/Upgrade(all modules)

Known Affected Versions:
15.1.0, 15.1.0.1, 15.1.0.2, 15.1.0.3, 15.1.0.4, 15.1.0.5, 15.1.1, 15.1.2, 15.1.2.1, 15.1.3, 15.1.3.1, 15.1.4, 15.1.4.1, 15.1.5, 15.1.5.1, 15.1.6, 15.1.6.1, 16.1.0, 16.1.1, 16.1.2, 16.1.2.1, 16.1.2.2, 16.1.3, 17.0.0

Fixed In:
17.0.0.1, 16.1.3.1, 15.1.7

Opened: Oct 28, 2021
Severity: 4-Minor

Symptoms

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

Impact

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

Conditions

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

Workaround

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