Bug ID 592819: Enabling of whitelists on a protected object requires disabling DoS protection support in hardware

Last Modified: May 29, 2024

Affected Product(s):
iApps TMOS(all modules)

Known Affected Versions:
12.1.1, 12.1.2, 12.1.3,,,,,,,, 12.1.4,, 12.1.5,,,, 12.1.6

Opened: May 12, 2016

Severity: 3-Major


On certain platforms, DDoS protection support in hardware prevents configuration of a whitelist for a protected object.


Cannot configure whitelist on a protected object.


-- Configuration of a whitelist on a protected object. -- Hardware acceleration is configured on 5xxx/7xxx/10xxx/12xxx appliances, and all blades other than B2250/B4450.


Disable hardware support for DDoS protection from the command line using the following command: modify sys db dos.forceswdos value true. Note: Disabling DDoS hardware support might impact the performance of the device because then, all DDoS protection mechanisms are managed in software.

Fix Information


Behavior Change

Guides & references

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