Bug ID 618985: Changing type on external data-group may cause issues with iRule

Last Modified: Apr 10, 2019

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

Known Affected Versions:
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

Fixed In:
13.1.0

Opened: Sep 27, 2016
Severity: 3-Major

Symptoms

When the type is changed on external data-group the iRule may improperly read the contents leading to iRule issues.

Impact

iRule issues while using contents of external data-group.

Conditions

Type changed when re-loading external data-group.

Workaround

Restart TMM (e.g., bigstart restart tmm). This will impact traffic running through the system so it is advised to perform this step during maintenance window.

Fix Information

None

Behavior Change