Bug ID 466488: APD hang under high load condition when HTTP authentication agent is configured in the access policy

Last Modified: Feb 13, 2019

Bug Tracker

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

Known Affected Versions:
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

Fixed In:
11.6.0, 11.5.1 HF5, 11.4.1 HF6, 11.4.0 HF8

Opened: Jun 10, 2014
Severity: 3-Major
Related AskF5 Article:
K25052720

Symptoms

APD hang under high load due to HTTP authentication Agent concurrency issue.

Impact

APD stops responding on high traffic period.

Conditions

APD hang issue happens when HTTP authentication agent is configured in the access policy.

Workaround

This issue has no workaround at this time.

Fix Information

Under high load conditions when the HTTP auth agent is configured in the access policy, now the access policy daemon (APD) continues to respond.

Behavior Change