Bug ID 451089: ASM REST: Incorrect/Duplicate REST id for policy after a copy is made

Last Modified: Nov 07, 2022

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Affected Product:  See more info
BIG-IP ASM, BIG-IQ(all modules)

Known Affected Versions:
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, 11.5.3, 11.5.3 HF1, 11.5.3 HF2, 11.5.4, 11.5.4 HF1

Fixed In:
11.6.0, 11.5.4 HF2

Opened: Mar 04, 2014
Severity: 2-Critical

Symptoms

When comparing two policies using Policy Diff, the system might make a copy of the policies being compared. When this happens, the copy will carry the same REST ID as the original policy. This will confuse REST clients and block BIG-IQ discovery.

Impact

The copy will carry the same REST ID as the original policy. This will confuse REST clients and block BIG-IQ discovery.

Conditions

-- Compare two policies using Policy Diff. -- The system creates a copy.

Workaround

Export the copied policy, delete the duplicate copy, and import the policy again.

Fix Information

Copied policies now are correctly assigned a new REST ID.

Behavior Change