Bug ID 745465: The tcpdump file does not provide the correct extension

Last Modified: Sep 13, 2023

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

Known Affected Versions:
13.1.1,,,,, 13.1.3,,,,,,,,,, 14.0.1,, 14.1.0,,,,,, 14.1.2,,,,,,, 15.0.0, 15.0.1,,,, 15.1.0,,,,

Fixed In:

Opened: Sep 28, 2018

Severity: 4-Minor


The output file from tcpdump generation is named support.tcpdump even though it is a compressed file.


You must rename the file with the correct file extension and then decompress it to access the .dmp files.


Whenever tcpdump is generated and downloaded.


Rename the downloaded file from support.tcpdump to <filename>.tar.gz and decompress it.

Fix Information

File name changed to support.tcpdump.tar.gz.

Behavior Change

The tcpdump file has a different name and file extension - support.tcpdump.tar.gz

Guides & references

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