Bug ID 717832: Remove unneeded files from UCS backup directories

Last Modified: Sep 13, 2023

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

Known Affected Versions:,,,

Fixed In:

Opened: May 01, 2018

Severity: 3-Major


When using auto scale cloud formation templates, the system creates large bigip.ucs files that require additional storage space.


Large bigip.ucs file created requires additional storage space and might increase network traffic. (Size greater than 100 MB.)


Deploy BIG-IP as part of auto scale cloud formation template (CFT).


Delete /config/cloud/* directories from the bigip.ucs file.

Fix Information

This system no longer saves /config/cloud/ directories in UCS files, so the issue no longer occurs.

Behavior Change

Guides & references

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