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: Jan 19, 2023

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

Known Affected Versions:
15.1.0,,,,,, 15.1.1, 15.1.2,, 15.1.3,, 15.1.4,, 15.1.5,, 15.1.6,, 16.1.0, 16.1.1, 16.1.2,,, 16.1.3, 17.0.0

Fixed In:,, 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