Bug ID 574880: Excessive failures observed when connection rate limit is configured on a fastl4 virtual server.

Last Modified: Sep 13, 2023

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

Known Affected Versions:
12.1.0, 12.1.1

Fixed In:
13.0.0, 12.1.2

Opened: Feb 19, 2016

Severity: 2-Critical

Symptoms

When connection rate limit is set on a fastL4 virtual server, client connections hang with high probability.

Impact

Client connections hang with high probability.

Conditions

Set Connection Rate Limit on a fastL4 virtual server.

Workaround

Do rate limiting using iRules. https://devcentral.f5.com/articles/iruleology-table-based-rate-limiting

Fix Information

Fixed Connection Rate Limiting on a fastL4 virtual server.

Behavior Change

Guides & references

K10134038: F5 Bug Tracker Filter Names and Tips