Bug ID 754203: Dashboard and tmctl shows incorrect new connections

Last Modified: Oct 06, 2020

Bug Tracker

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

Known Affected Versions:
11.5.0, 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, 11.5.10, 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

Opened: Dec 28, 2018
Severity: 3-Major

Symptoms

tmctl, pcap, and dashboard shows incorrect new connections.

Impact

A spike occurs that shows twice as many connections than are actually present.

Conditions

-- TCP time wait is greater than one second. -- New connections counter on dashboard is a higher number than actual connections.

Workaround

Change tcp time_wait to less than one second and new connections increment behavior is intermittent.

Fix Information

None

Behavior Change