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

Last Modified: Sep 13, 2023

Affected Product(s):
BIG-IP ASM(all modules)

Known Affected Versions:
12.1.3,,,,,,,, 12.1.4,, 12.1.5,,,, 12.1.6, 13.0.0, 13.0.0 HF1, 13.0.0 HF2, 13.0.0 HF3, 13.0.1, 13.1.0,,,,,,,,, 13.1.1,,,,, 14.0.0,,,,,, 14.0.1,

Fixed In:
14.1.0, 13.1.3

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.


Increase the size of /var disk partition. Alternatively, older files under /ts/dms/policy/policy_versions can be manually deleted (or offloaded to another device/storage). Note: When deleting older files, make sure that the most recent versions for each policy are preserved.

Fix Information

Added automatic cleaning of history files according configured maxSizeOfSavedVersions and minRetainedFilesInDir

Behavior Change

Guides & references

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