Bug ID 675673: Policy history files should be limited by settings in a configuration file.

Last Modified: May 07, 2019

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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, 12.1.3.1, 12.1.3.2, 12.1.3.3, 12.1.3.4, 12.1.3.5, 12.1.3.6, 12.1.3.7, 12.1.4, 12.1.4.1, 14.0.0, 14.0.0.1, 14.0.0.2, 14.0.0.3, 14.0.0.4

Fixed In:
14.1.0

Opened: Jul 26, 2017
Severity: 3-Major

Symptoms

The /var directory is filling up with many policy history files.

Impact

/var out of space

Conditions

This can occur during normal ASM operation under high load.

Workaround

You can manually delete old history files: Go to Security ›› Application Security : Policy : History and delete history files.

Fix Information

Added automatic cleaning of history files according configured maxSizeOfSavedVersions and minRetainedFilesInDir

Behavior Change