Bug ID 787969: Validation error regarding disabling DoS Software Mode is unclear

Last Modified: Dec 13, 2019

Bug Tracker

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

Known Affected Versions:
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, 14.1.2, 14.1.2.1, 14.1.2.2, 15.0.0, 15.0.1

Fixed In:
15.1.0

Opened: May 29, 2019
Severity: 3-Major

Symptoms

You encounter an error message: This platform does not support DoS hardware capability, which is needed to disable this sys db variable.

Impact

Error is logged but it is unclear that the error means that the db variable Dos.ForceSWDos is set to false, but the device does not have hardware DoS capability.

Conditions

-- This can be encountered during system start, or when loading a UCS file. -- The error is logged if the DB variable Dos.ForceSWDos is set to false on a platform that does not support hardware DoS capability.

Workaround

None.

Fix Information

The validation message has been revised to include db variable in question.

Behavior Change