Bug ID 1073673: Prevent possible early exit from persist sync

Last Modified: May 08, 2024

Affected Product(s):
BIG-IP DNS(all modules)

Known Affected Versions:
16.1.0, 16.1.1, 16.1.2,,, 16.1.3,,,,,, 16.1.4,,,

Opened: Jan 18, 2022

Severity: 3-Major


When a new GTM is added to the Sync group, it takes a significant amount of time, and the newly added GTM won't become ready.


Clients of the BIG-IP GTM do not receive an answer, and application failures may occur.


-- GTMs in a cluster with a large number of persist records -- A new GTM device is added



Fix Information


Behavior Change

A new DB variable gtm.persistsynctimespan is introduced. This setting controls the period for the persist records sent to a GTM peer as part of the persist sync operation. Increase the value if the peers are stuck waiting for persist record sync. Default value: 10 Minimum value: 1 Maximum value: 200

Guides & references

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