Bug ID 850673: BD sends bad ACKs to the bd_agent for configuration

Last Modified: Sep 13, 2023

Affected Product(s):
BIG-IP ASM(all modules)

Known Affected Versions:
12.1.5, 14.1.2,,,,, 15.1.0,

Fixed In:

Opened: Nov 17, 2019

Severity: 3-Major


-- The bd_agents stops sending the configuration in the middle of startup or a configuration change. -- The policy may be incomplete in the bd causing incorrect enforcement actions.


-- The bd_agent hangs or restarts, which may cause a complete ASM restart (and failover). -- A partial policy may exist in bd causing improper enforcement.


This is a rarely occurring issue, and the exact conditions that trigger it are unknown.


-- Unassign and reassign the policy. -- if unassign/reassign does not help, export and then reimport the policy.

Fix Information

Fixed inconsistency scenario between bd and bd_agent.

Behavior Change

Guides & references

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