Bug ID 688629: Deleting data-group in use by iRule does not trigger validation error

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,, 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:
14.0.0,, 12.1.5

Opened: Oct 13, 2017

Severity: 3-Major

Related Article: K52334096


iRule aborts due to failed commands, causing connflow aborts.


In use data-group can be deleted without error. iRule aborts leading to connflow aborts.


-- Delete a data group. -- iRule uses that data-group on a virtual server


Don't delete data-groups in use by an iRule.

Fix Information

An attempt to delete a data-group in use by an iRule now triggers a validation error.

Behavior Change

Guides & references

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