Bug ID 420776: Querying iRules through XConfig fails when it has comments with line continuations

Last Modified: Mar 21, 2019

Bug Tracker

Affected Product:  See more info
BIG-IP EM(all modules)

Known Affected Versions:
10.2.4, 11.0.0, 11.1.0, 11.2.0, 11.2.1, 11.4.0, 11.4.1, 11.5.0, 11.5.1, 11.5.1 HF1, 11.5.1 HF10, 11.5.1 HF11, 11.5.1 HF2, 11.5.1 HF3, 11.5.1 HF4, 11.5.1 HF5, 11.5.1 HF6, 11.5.1 HF7, 11.5.1 HF8, 11.5.1 HF9, 11.5.2, 11.5.2 HF1, 11.5.3, 11.5.3 HF1, 11.5.3 HF2, 11.5.4, 11.5.4 HF1, 11.5.4 HF2, 11.5.4 HF3, 11.5.4 HF4, 11.5.5, 11.5.6, 11.5.7, 11.5.8, 11.5.9, 11.6.0, 11.6.0 HF1, 11.6.0 HF2, 11.6.0 HF3, 11.6.0 HF4, 11.6.0 HF5, 11.6.0 HF6, 11.6.0 HF7, 11.6.0 HF8, 11.6.1, 11.6.1 HF1, 11.6.1 HF2, 11.6.2, 11.6.2 HF1, 11.6.3, 11.6.3.1, 11.6.3.2, 11.6.3.3, 11.6.3.4, 11.6.4

Opened: May 08, 2013
Severity: 3-Major
Related AskF5 Article:
K14489

Symptoms

Querying iRules through XConfig fails when it has comments with line continuations. Discovering the device in Enterprise Manager causes it to be in impaired state.

Impact

Enterprise Manager fails to completely discover the device, causing some of the configuration objects to be not visible in configuration viewer, not available for deployment.

Conditions

Having iRules with comments having line continuations.

Workaround

Remove the line continuations from the comments in iRule.

Fix Information

None

Behavior Change