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

Last Modified: May 01, 2019

Bug Tracker

Affected Product:  See more info
BIG-IP LTM(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,, 13.0.0, 13.0.0 HF1, 13.0.0 HF2, 13.0.0 HF3, 13.0.1, 13.1.0,,,,,,,,, 13.1.1,,,,,

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