Bug ID 883853: Bot Defense Profile with staged signatures prevents signature update

Last Modified: Jul 02, 2020

Bug Tracker

Affected Product:  See more info
BIG-IP ASM, Install/Upgrade(all modules)

Known Affected Versions:
14.1.0,,,,,,, 14.1.2,,,,,,, 15.0.0, 15.0.1,,,, 15.1.0,,,

Opened: Feb 24, 2020
Severity: 3-Major


When a trying to install a new bot defense signature, the installation fails with the following log message: com.f5.liveupdate.update.dosbotsignatures.file.Update.applyChanges.pl|INFO|Feb 10 13:22:12.924|7347|F5::Dos::BotSignatures::load_from_xml,,Cannot send updated objects to mcp: 01070265:3: The Bot Defense Signature (/Common/Headless Chromium, Chrome) cannot be deleted because it is in use by a Bot Defense Profile Signature Staging.


The new file cannot be installed.


-- A Bot Defense Profile has a staged signature. -- The staged signature points to something that does not exist in the update file.


Enforce the staged signature.

Fix Information


Behavior Change