Bug ID 767217: Under certain conditions when deleting an iRule, an incorrect dependency error is seen

Last Modified: Jul 03, 2019

Bug Tracker

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

Known Affected Versions:
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, 13.1.0.8, 13.1.1, 13.1.1.1, 13.1.1.2, 13.1.1.3, 13.1.1.4, 13.1.1.5, 14.0.0, 14.0.0.1, 14.0.0.2, 14.0.0.3, 14.0.0.4, 14.0.0.5, 14.1.0, 14.1.0.1, 14.1.0.2, 14.1.0.3, 14.1.0.4, 14.1.0.5, 14.1.0.6, 15.0.0

Opened: Apr 01, 2019
Severity: 3-Major

Symptoms

If an iRule is being referenced by another iRule, and the reference is then removed, attempts to delete the formerly referenced iRule will result in an error similar to the following: 01070265:3: The rule (/Common/irule1) cannot be deleted because it is in use by a rule (/Common/irule2).

Impact

Unable to delete the iRule.

Conditions

-- An iRule referencing another iRule. -- The referencing iRule is in use.

Workaround

Save and re-load the configuration.

Fix Information

None

Behavior Change