Bug ID 424704: Making a Copy of an Access Policy Might Result in Invalid Configuration

Last Modified: Apr 11, 2023

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

Known Affected Versions:
11.3.0, 11.4.0, 11.4.1

Fixed In:
11.5.0, 11.4.1 HF2, 11.4.0 HF6, 11.3.0 HF9

Opened: Jul 08, 2013

Severity: 3-Major


Profile Access is a prefix for the names of Access Profile, Access Policy Actions, and Access Policy Agents. If you copy an access profile and Profile Access is very long, there is a possibility that the copy might result in an invalid configuration.


Serious or Critical. Configuration fails to load. Exported configuration is failed to import.


More than 80 letters in mcpd name of action multiple actions of similar type with first ever created action got deleted. (Very rare config)


If such configuration existed it necessary to manually edit bigip.conf with following steps: 0. Backup bigip.conf 1. Determine which actions share the same agent 2. Duplicated agent with different names 3. Change one action to use agent created on step 2. 4. Save edit bigip.conf 5. Reload configuration

Fix Information


Behavior Change

Guides & references

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