Bug ID 471821: Compression.strategy "SIZE" is not working

Last Modified: Nov 07, 2022

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

Known Affected Versions:
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, 11.6.0, 11.6.0 HF1, 11.6.0 HF2, 11.6.0 HF3, 11.6.0 HF4

Fixed In:
12.0.0, 12.0.0, 11.6.0 HF5, 11.5.2, 11.4.1 HF9

Opened: Jul 15, 2014
Severity: 3-Major
Related Article:
K16050

Symptoms

The Compression strategy Size is not working as expected. Instead of performing compression in the software, the system use the hardware compression provider to compress HTTP server responses.

Impact

Compression data is done in hardware rather than software.

Conditions

1. Compression.strategy "SIZE" 2. Create a http vs with http compress profile

Workaround

Set compression.providerbusy to 0

Fix Information

Compression.strategy "SIZE" would cause software to do the compression.

Behavior Change