Bug ID 509504: Excessive time to save/list a firewall rule-list configuration

Last Modified: Nov 07, 2022

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Affected Product:  See more info
BIG-IP AFM(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, 11.6.0, 11.6.0 HF1, 11.6.0 HF2, 11.6.0 HF3, 11.6.0 HF4, 11.6.0 HF5

Fixed In:
12.0.0, 11.6.0 HF6, 11.5.3 HF2

Opened: Feb 26, 2015
Severity: 3-Major
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A configuration containing a large number of firewall rule-list::rules might take an excessively long time to save. Similarly, excessive times are seen for listing the firewall configuration.


A long time to save or list the configuration. While this issue was noticed for a firewall rule-list::rules configuration, the same issue might occur for deeply nested configurations.


Large number of AFM rules.



Fix Information

The save and list times for the numerous firewall rules/deeply nested configurations [example: firewall rule-list::rules] is significantly reduced.

Behavior Change