Bug ID 716318: Engine/Signatures automatic update check may fail to find/download the latest update

Last Modified: Sep 17, 2019

Bug Tracker

Affected Product:  See more info
BIG-IP FPS(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, 12.1.3.1, 12.1.3.2, 12.1.3.3, 12.1.3.4, 12.1.3.5, 12.1.3.6, 13.0.0, 13.0.0 HF1, 13.0.0 HF2, 13.0.0 HF3, 13.0.1, 13.1.0, 13.1.0.1, 13.1.0.2, 13.1.0.3, 13.1.0.4, 13.1.0.5, 13.1.0.6, 13.1.0.7, 14.0.0, 14.0.0.1, 14.0.0.2, 14.0.0.3, 14.0.0.4

Fixed In:
14.1.0, 14.0.0.5, 13.1.0.8, 12.1.3.7

Opened: Apr 22, 2018
Severity: 3-Major

Symptoms

Engine/Signatures automatic update check may fail to find/download the latest update if the timestamp of the factory update file is later than the timestamp of the update file in downloads.f5.com. Note: This issue is relevant only for engineering hotfixes.

Impact

Automatic update check will detect the wrong update file.

Conditions

This occurs when the following conditions are met: -- Engineering hotfix. -- The factory update file timestamp is later than the timestamp of the update file in downloads.f5.com.

Workaround

Manually check, and then download and install the update file from downloads.f5.com, if needed.

Fix Information

The factory update file timestamp is now set to 0, unless there is a reason to install the factory file over the current update file in downloads.f5.com.

Behavior Change