Bug ID 639193: For HA BIG-IP devices, deleting parent policy causes sync to fail.

Last Modified: Oct 06, 2020

Bug Tracker

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

Known Affected Versions:
12.1.0, 12.1.0 HF1, 12.1.0 HF2, 12.1.1, 12.1.1 HF1, 12.1.1 HF2, 12.1.2

Fixed In:
13.0.0, 12.1.2 HF1

Opened: Jan 13, 2017
Severity: 3-Major
Related AskF5 Article:


In a high availability (HA) environment, deleting parent policy causes sync to fail.


Sync operation fails.


This occurs when you delete the parent of a policy that was used as the parent of another policy. For example: 1. Clone Policy A and create Policy B. 2. Clone Policy B and create Policy C. 3. Delete Policy B.


Use the following Workaround: Run the following commands: tmsh save sys config partitions all tmsh load sys config partitions all Sync

Fix Information

In high availability (HA) environments, deleting parent policy no longer causes sync to fail.

Behavior Change