Bug ID 654873: ASM Auto-Sync Device Group

Last Modified: Nov 07, 2022

Bug Tracker

Affected Product:  See more info
BIG-IP ASM(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, 12.1.2 HF1, 12.1.2 HF2, 12.1.3,, 13.0.0, 13.0.0 HF1, 13.0.0 HF2, 13.0.0 HF3

Fixed In:
13.1.0, 13.0.1,

Opened: Apr 02, 2017
Severity: 3-Major


Some messages that were meant to be sent to peers in a device group are not successfully sent.


1) Overuse of full sync between devices. 2) Possible inconsistencies between devices. 3) Possibility of memory leak in rare cases.


A mix of the following uses in GUI or REST API: 1) Creating/importing/deleting policies. 2) Accepting many suggestions at once. 3) Adjusting Policy Building Settings.


Use manual sync groups for ASM sync.

Fix Information

Communication for auto-sync groups repaired.

Behavior Change