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

Last Modified: Apr 10, 2019

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

Known Affected Versions:
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

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 AskF5 Article:
K17243

Symptoms

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.

Impact

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

Conditions

Use of external datagroups.

Workaround

There is no workaround to this issue.

Fix Information

Use a consistent method for storing external datagroups in TMM.

Behavior Change