Bug ID 601502: Excessive OCSP traffic

Last Modified: Apr 10, 2019

Bug Tracker

Affected Product:  See more info
BIG-IP LTM(all modules)

Known Affected Versions:
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, 12.0.0, 12.0.0 HF1, 12.0.0 HF2, 12.0.0 HF3, 12.0.0 HF4, 12.1.0, 12.1.0 HF1, 12.1.0 HF2, 12.1.1, 12.1.1 HF1, 12.1.1 HF2

Fixed In:
13.0.0, 12.1.2, 11.6.1 HF2

Opened: Jun 27, 2016
Severity: 3-Major
Related AskF5 Article:
K03684190

Symptoms

With OCSP configured on a virtual server, you see excessive OCSP requests going to the OCSP server.

Impact

OCSP responses are not cached properly and excessive requests are sent to the server.

Conditions

Virtual server configured with an OCSP profile

Workaround

None.

Fix Information

OCSP responses are now cached properly, so excessive requests are no longer sent to the server.

Behavior Change