Bug ID 428163: Removing a DNS cache from configuration can cause TMM crash

Last Modified: Nov 07, 2022

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

Known Affected Versions:
11.2.0, 11.2.1, 11.3.0, 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, 11.5.10, 11.5.2, 11.5.2 HF1, 11.6.0, 11.6.0 HF1, 11.6.0 HF2, 11.6.0 HF3, 11.6.0 HF4

Fixed In:
12.0.0,, 11.6.0 HF5, 11.5.3, 11.4.1 HF9

Opened: Aug 16, 2013
Severity: 3-Major
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Removing a DNS cache from the configuration with outstanding packets on the server side can cause a TMM crash if those responses time out after the resolver removed.


Traffic disrupted while tmm restarts.


This occurs with DNS traffic in progress when removing a configured DNS cache from the configuration.


This occurs with DNS traffic in progress. Disabling the listener using that cache and waiting 60 seconds before removing the cache prevents this from occurring.

Fix Information

Deleting a cache resolver no longer results in outstanding packet issues.

Behavior Change