Bug ID 450698: Use of external datagroups can lead to an unstable system.

Last Modified: May 29, 2024

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

Known Affected Versions:
11.6.2 HF1, 11.3.0, 11.4.0, 11.4.1

Fixed In:
11.6.0, 11.5.1 HF3, 11.5.0 HF1, 11.4.1 HF4

Opened: Feb 28, 2014

Severity: 3-Major

Related Article: K17243


The method used to store external datagroups in the system was inconsistent. Under certain conditions, this could cause the system to crash. If this occurs, it would likely be difficult to pinpoint the failure on external datagroups.


When using external data groups, the system may become unstable and potentially crash.


Use of external datagroups.


There is no workaround to this issue.

Fix Information

Use a consistent method for storing external datagroups in TMM.

Behavior Change

Guides & references

K10134038: F5 Bug Tracker Filter Names and Tips