Bug ID 451035: On a 11050-FIPS BIG-IP, TMM may reset when loading a large number of FIPS keys

Last Modified: Jan 27, 2023

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

Known Affected Versions:
10.2.4, 11.0.0, 11.1.0, 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

Fixed In:
11.6.0, 11.5.2, 11.4.1 HF9

Opened: Mar 03, 2014
Severity: 2-Critical
Related Article:
K15950

Symptoms

If 11050-FIPS system is configured with hundreds of FIPS keys, TMM clock advanced messages will be seen and TMM may reset.

Impact

TMM restarts.

Conditions

A 11050-FIPS system with over 200 FIPS keys configured with FIPS card loaded with firmware version 1.2 .

Workaround

Upgrade Cavium FIPS firmware to FW 2.1 using: tmsh run util fips-util fwupdate

Fix Information

Configuring BIG-IP with hundreds of FIPS keys no longer causes TMM to reset.

Behavior Change