Bug ID 807005: Save-on-auto-sync is not working as expected with large configuration objects

Last Modified: Oct 16, 2019

Bug Tracker

Affected Product:  See more info
BIG-IP TMOS(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, 13.1.3, 13.1.3.1

Opened: Jul 18, 2019
Severity: 3-Major

Symptoms

In device group has enabled 'save sys config' for all auto-sync operations using the following command: modify cm device-group name save-on-auto-sync true Warning: Enabling the save-on-auto-sync option can unexpectedly impact system performance when the BIG-IP system automatically saves a large configuration change to each device.

Impact

Configuration it not saved, which leads to out-of-sync condition.

Conditions

-- The save-on-auto-sync option is enabled. -- Device has large configuration, such as 2,100 virtual servers and ~1100 partitions

Workaround

You can avoid this issue by using manual sync instead of auto-sync, or by not enabling 'save-on-auto-sync'.

Fix Information

None

Behavior Change