Bug ID 522296: Performance drop when shun is configured in default ip-intelligence black-list category

Last Modified: Sep 13, 2023

Affected Product(s):
BIG-IP AFM(all modules)

Known Affected Versions:
12.0.0, 12.0.0 HF1, 12.1.0 HF1, 12.0.0 HF2, 12.1.0 HF2, 12.0.0 HF3, 12.0.0 HF4, 12.1.1 HF1, 12.1.1 HF2, 12.1.2 HF1, 12.1.2 HF2, 12.1.0, 12.1.1, 12.1.2, 12.1.3,,,,,,,, 12.1.4,, 12.1.5,,,, 12.1.6

Opened: May 08, 2015

Severity: 3-Major


A significant performance drop (up to 25%) is encountered when using default, pre-defined ip-intelligence black list categories compared with user-defined categories. This is because the defined categories are processed by a less efficient routine.


Reduced performance.


Using the provided IP Intelligence blacklist categories rather than user-defined categories.


Use only custom blacklist categories.

Fix Information


Behavior Change

Guides & references

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