Bug ID 939961: TCP connection is closed when necessary after HTTP::respond iRule.

Last Modified: Nov 07, 2022

Bug Tracker

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

Known Affected Versions:
15.1.0,,,,,, 15.1.1, 16.0.0,, 16.0.1,

Fixed In:
16.1.0,, 15.1.2

Opened: Aug 25, 2020
Severity: 3-Major


After HTTP::respond iRule, when "Connection: close" header is sent to the client, TCP connection is not closed.


TCP connection lives longer than needed.


- TCP profile is used. - HTTP profile is used. - HTTP::respond iRule is used (via HTTP_RESPONSE). - HTTP sends "Connection: close" header.



Fix Information

TCP connection is closed when necessary after responding with HTTP::respond iRule.

Behavior Change