Bug ID 441672: Firewall rules with iRules will fail to upgrade

Last Modified: Nov 22, 2021

Bug Tracker

Affected Product:  See more info
BIG-IP AFM, Install/Upgrade(all modules)

Known Affected Versions:

Fixed In:
11.5.0, 11.4.1 HF4

Opened: Dec 26, 2013
Severity: 1-Blocking


If firewall rules are configured with an iRule, upgrades will fail with this error in the log: 01020036:3: The requested iRule (/Common/irule_name) was not found.


Upgrade will fail.


This will happen if upgrading an AFM configuration where firewall rules have an iRule configured.


Run 'load sys config' to do a manual configuration load.

Fix Information

It is now possible to upgrade a configuration with firewall rules referencing an iRule with no special effort.

Behavior Change