Bug ID 662844: TMM crashes if Diameter MRF mirroring is enabled in v12.x.x. Diameter MRF mirroring is not implemented in v12.x.x.

Last Modified: Oct 01, 2018

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Affected Product:  See more info
BIG-IP LTM(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, 12.1.3.1

Fixed In:
12.1.3.2

Opened: May 03, 2017
Severity: 2-Critical
Related AskF5 Article:
K87735013

Symptoms

Mirroring for Diameter MRF was not implemented in v12.x.x. However, there is a option that allows the user to enable it. When enabled, tmm crashes.

Impact

TMM crashes. Traffic disrupted while tmm restarts. Note: Mirroring for Diameter MRF was implemented in v13.0.0. The presence of the option to enable the unimplemented functionality is erroneous.

Conditions

-- Connection mirroring is enabled for Diameter MRF virtual server's router profile. -- Using v12.x.x.

Workaround

Do not enable Diameter MRF router profile's connection mirroring setting for v12.x.x.

Fix Information

Diameter MRF mirroring for Diameter MR has been implemented beginning with v13.0.0. Enabling this option in v12.x.x results in a tmm crash.

Behavior Change