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

Last Modified: May 07, 2019

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,,,,,,,, 12.1.4,, 14.0.0,,,,

Fixed In:

Opened: Jul 26, 2017
Severity: 3-Major


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


/var out of space


This can occur during normal ASM operation under high load.


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