Bug ID 665416: Old versions of APM configuration snapshots need to be reaped more aggressively if not used

Last Modified: Nov 07, 2022

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Affected Product:  See more info
BIG-IP APM(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: May 18, 2017
Severity: 3-Major
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Currently, it takes 24 hrs for old versions of APM config snapshots that are not being used to time out and to release the memory. If access profiles are complex and are updated frequently within 24 hrs, memory resource is likely to be exhausted.


TMM may run out of memory and crash, causing service interruption.


If access profiles are updated frequently within 24 hrs and each version of the configuration snapshot contains many variables.



Fix Information

Per-session access policy snapshots are now deleted after 60 minutes instead of 24 hours.

Behavior Change