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
Related Article:
K17500

Symptoms

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.

Impact

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.

Conditions

Large number of AFM rules.

Workaround

None

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