Bug ID 649914: Auto reselect doesn't work for cookie persistence

Last Modified: Jan 17, 2019

Bug Tracker

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

Known Affected Versions:
13.0.0

Fixed In:
13.0.0 HF1

Opened: Mar 08, 2017
Severity: 3-Major

Symptoms

A connection failure occurs when a pool member picked by cookie persistence goes down.

Impact

Connection failure. BIG-IP tries to persist to the pool member that's down.

Conditions

Configure cookie persistence. Make a connection to get a cookie. Force the pool member down. Make a connection with the same cookie.

Workaround

N/A

Fix Information

Fixed auto reselection for the cookie persistence.

Behavior Change

before fix: cookie is not deleted when reselect pool member after fix: BIG-IP removes the cookie persistence for the server-side traffic when the pool member reselect fails (e.g. Connection Limit)