Bug ID 554280: upgrade fails if a security policy is configured through iApp with strict-app-updates and DoS protection

Last Modified: Apr 10, 2019

Bug Tracker

Affected Product:  See more info
BIG-IP ASM, Install/Upgrade(all modules)

Known Affected Versions:
11.2.1, 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, 11.5.3 HF2, 11.5.4, 11.5.4 HF1, 11.5.4 HF2, 11.5.4 HF3, 11.5.4 HF4, 11.5.5, 11.5.6, 11.5.7, 11.5.8, 11.5.9, 11.6.0, 11.6.0 HF1, 11.6.0 HF2, 11.6.0 HF3, 11.6.0 HF4, 11.6.0 HF5, 11.6.0 HF6, 11.6.0 HF7, 11.6.0 HF8, 11.6.1, 11.6.1 HF1, 11.6.1 HF2, 11.6.2, 11.6.2 HF1, 11.6.3, 11.6.3.1, 11.6.3.2, 11.6.3.3, 11.6.3.4, 11.6.4, 12.0.0, 12.0.0 HF1, 12.0.0 HF2, 12.0.0 HF3, 12.0.0 HF4

Fixed In:
12.1.0

Opened: Oct 25, 2015
Severity: 3-Major

Symptoms

upgrade fails, and /var/log/ltm contains this error: 010715bc:3: The application service (/Common/myapp.app/myapp) has strict updates enabled, the object (folder /Common/myapp.app) must be updated using an application management interface.

Impact

After upgrading the configuration will not load

Conditions

security policy configured through iApp with strict-app-updates enabled, and DoS protection enabled for the policy. This occurs on upgrades to 11.2.1 through 12.0.0.

Workaround

Turn off strict-updates for the application service before upgrade: tmsh modify sys application service /Common/APP_NAME.app/APP_NAME strict-updates disabled It can be re-enabled after upgrade.

Fix Information

ASM Upgrade no longer fails due to iApp configuration.

Behavior Change