Bug ID 467462: An ASM re-configuration of a policy can rarely cause a crash

Last Modified: Mar 02, 2023

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

Known Affected Versions:
11.2.0, 11.2.1, 11.6.0, 11.6.0 HF1, 11.6.0 HF2, 11.6.0 HF3, 11.6.0 HF4, 11.6.0 HF5, 11.6.0 HF6, 11.6.0 HF7, 11.6.0 HF8, 11.6.1, 11.6.1 HF1

Fixed In:
12.0.0, 11.6.1 HF2

Opened: Jun 16, 2014
Severity: 3-Major
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An extensive configuration change with ASM (reconfiguration) while the system is passing traffic might cause a bd crash in a very rare scenario.


The bd process crashes, causing a traffic outage until it is restarted.


When there is traffic load, and the ASM administrator reconfigures an ASM policy.


Refrain from extensive configuration changes when the system is under load.

Fix Information


Behavior Change