Bug ID 591606: Failure to load config post upgrade: "Rate threshold cannot be set to 0."

Last Modified: May 29, 2024

Affected Product(s):
BIG-IP AFM, Install/Upgrade(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, 12.1.3.1, 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, 12.1.4.1, 12.1.5, 12.1.5.1, 12.1.5.2, 12.1.5.3, 12.1.6, 13.0.0, 13.0.0 HF1, 13.0.0 HF2, 13.0.0 HF3, 13.0.1

Fixed In:
14.1.0

Opened: May 05, 2016

Severity: 3-Major

Symptoms

After an upgrade, configurations with DoS rate thresholds set may fail to load with a "Rate threshold cannot be set to 0" error message in /var/log/ltm.

Impact

The BIG-IP will fail to load the configuration.

Conditions

DoS Protection configured with rate thresholds on a pre-12.0 installation. Upgrade to 12.0 and above.

Workaround

Manually edit bigip.conf and remove all DoS rate threshold settings. Once the configuration successfully loads, apply the desired rate thresholds.

Fix Information

None

Behavior Change

Guides & references

K10134038: F5 Bug Tracker Filter Names and Tips