Bug ID 514101: ASM policy builder halts its activity once a day while saving its data to disk

Last Modified: Dec 20, 2018

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

Known Affected Versions:
12.0.0, 12.0.0 HF1, 12.0.0 HF2, 12.0.0 HF3, 12.0.0 HF4, 12.1.0, 12.1.0 HF1, 12.1.0 HF2, 12.1.1, 12.1.1 HF1, 12.1.1 HF2, 12.1.2, 12.1.2 HF1, 12.1.2 HF2, 12.1.3, 12.1.3.1, 12.1.3.2, 12.1.3.3, 12.1.3.4, 12.1.3.5, 12.1.3.6, 12.1.3.7, 12.1.4

Opened: Mar 24, 2015
Severity: 3-Major

Symptoms

By default, ASM Policy Builder is saving all its internal statistics to disk, once a day. This process can last few minutes and during this time the Policy Builder does not handle any traffic events

Impact

minor impact on the learning suggestions, some events can be ignored during the data saving time.

Conditions

This is noticed only if ASM has significantly large number of entities in its policies. The frequency of this event is once a day by default.

Workaround

It is recommanded to set the data saving time, to an hour of low activity.

Fix Information

None

Behavior Change