Bug ID 516685: ZoneRunner might fail to load valid zone files.

Last Modified: Apr 10, 2019

Bug Tracker

Affected Product:  See more info
BIG-IP GTM(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, 11.5.2, 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: Apr 07, 2015
Severity: 3-Major
Related AskF5 Article:
K17324

Symptoms

ZoneRunner might fail to load valid zone files which contain two or more consecutive lines which are $TTL directives, blank lines, comment-only lines, or some combination of the above.

Impact

The user cannot load a zone file via the GUI.

Conditions

DNS : Zones : Zonerunner : Zone List: Create. Select 'Load from File' in Records Creation Method.

Workaround

Workaround 1: Remove consecutive blank lines, and comment-only lines from the zone file before uploading it to the GUI. Specify the domain in the line following any $ directive lines before uploading the zone file to the GUI. Workaround 2: 1. Freeze zones, stop zrd. 2. Copy zone file from donor GTM to new GTM. 3. Check and adjust chown of zone file. 4. Start zrd, thaw zones. 5. Restart named.

Fix Information

ZoneRunner now successfully loads zone files that contain $TTL directives, blank lines, comment-only lines, or some combination of the above.

Behavior Change