Bug ID 682281: iSession tunnels are not reused and idle tunnels are not terminated by the sweeper

Last Modified: Mar 12, 2019

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Affected Product:  See more info
BIG-IP AAM(all modules)

Known Affected Versions:
11.5.1, 11.5.1 HF1, 11.5.1 HF10, 11.5.1 HF11, 11.5.1 HF2, 11.5.1 HF3, 11.5.1 HF4, 11.5.1 HF5, 11.5.1 HF6, 11.5.1 HF7, 11.5.1 HF8, 11.5.1 HF9, 11.5.2, 11.5.2 HF1, 11.5.3, 11.5.3 HF1, 11.5.3 HF2, 11.5.4, 11.5.4 HF1, 11.5.4 HF2, 11.5.4 HF3, 11.5.4 HF4, 11.5.5, 11.5.6, 11.5.7, 11.5.8, 11.5.9, 11.6.0, 11.6.0 HF1, 11.6.0 HF2, 11.6.0 HF3, 11.6.0 HF4, 11.6.0 HF5, 11.6.0 HF6, 11.6.0 HF7, 11.6.0 HF8, 11.6.1, 11.6.1 HF1, 11.6.1 HF2, 11.6.2, 11.6.2 HF1

Fixed In:
11.6.3

Opened: Sep 08, 2017
Severity: 2-Critical

Symptoms

When an iSession tunnel is created with certain iSession profile properties, the tunnel is not reused and the idle client-side (incoming) tunnel is not reset by the sweeper. TMM must be restarted to clean up the client-side iSession tunnels. tmm crash

Impact

Tunnel is not reused and the idle client-side (incoming) tunnel is not reset by the sweeper. TMM must be restarted to clean up the client-side iSession tunnels. Traffic disrupted while tmm restarts.

Conditions

An iSession tunnel is created with these three iSession profile properties: -- reuse-connection enabled -- deduplication disabled -- compression disabled

Workaround

Disable the iSession profile reuse-connection property.

Fix Information

iSession tunnels are reused and idle tunnels are terminated by the sweeper.

Behavior Change