Bug ID 426220: When iFile is used inside rule_init to define a variable, the variable is not defined when referenced later inside other events

Last Modified: Oct 06, 2020

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BIG-IP LTM(all modules)

Opened: Jul 25, 2013
Severity: 3-Major

Symptoms

When iFile is used inside rule_init to define variable, the variable is not defined when referenced later inside other events

Impact

The variable might not be fully defined yet when it is accessed because iFile loading is not finished yet.

Conditions

iFile is used inside RULE_INIT event to define a variable and the variable is used in other events

Workaround

Add an after command before accessing the variable.

Fix Information

None

Behavior Change