Last Modified: Feb 19, 2020
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Known Affected Versions:
14.1.0, 184.108.40.206, 220.127.116.11, 18.104.22.168, 22.214.171.124, 126.96.36.199, 15.0.0, 15.0.1
15.1.0, 188.8.131.52, 184.108.40.206
Opened: Mar 01, 2019
When TMM detects a compression offload device hang it does not invoke the configured high availability (HA) action.
The configured HA action does not occur when a compression offload device hangs. Clients compression requests eventually time out.
This occurs when the following conditions exist: -- BIG-IP Virtual Edition (VE) Cryptographic Offload is licensed. -- BIG-IP VE VM has been assigned QuickAssist Virtual Functions (VFs). -- A QuickAssist endpoint associated with one of the VFs hangs. -- BIG-IP VE executes compression operations.
Disable the pfmand by running the following commands: tmsh modify sys db pfmand.healthstatus value disable tmsh save sys config The configured HA action will now occur when a compression offload device hangs. Note: The pfmand daemon is not needed for BIG-IP VE, so disabling the db variable has no impact for BIG-IP VE configurations.