Bug ID 680606: Using iRule HTTP::redirect or HTTP::respond inside HTTP_REQUEST causes connection reset.

Last Modified: Sep 13, 2023

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

Known Affected Versions:
12.1.2, 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,,,,, 13.1.3,,,,,,, 13.1.4,, 13.1.5,

Fixed In:

Opened: Aug 28, 2017

Severity: 3-Major


When trying to run HTTP::redirect or HTTP::respond inside an HTTP_REQUEST event in which the destination host name is used (instead of an IP address), the HTTP connection is incorrectly reset.


HTTP connection is unexpectedly reset.


-- iRule statement HTTP::redirect inside HTTP_REQUEST event. -- Use DNS name server to resolve the host name.



Fix Information

Using HTTP::redirect or HTTP::respond inside HTTP_REQUEST event no longer causes a reset.

Behavior Change

Guides & references

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