Bug ID 940837: The iRule command node is not triggered in CLIENT_ACCEPTED with HTTP/2.

Last Modified: Jan 20, 2023

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

Known Affected Versions:
14.1.0,,,,,, 14.1.2,,,,,,,,, 14.1.3,, 14.1.4,,,,,,, 14.1.5,,,, 15.0.0, 15.0.1,,,,, 15.1.0,,,,,, 15.1.1, 15.1.2,, 15.1.3,, 15.1.4,, 15.1.5,, 15.1.6,, 15.1.7, 15.1.8,, 16.0.0,, 16.0.1,,, 16.1.0, 16.1.1, 16.1.2,,, 16.1.3,,,

Opened: Aug 28, 2020
Severity: 4-Minor


The node iRule command causes the specified server node to be used directly, thus bypassing any load-balancing. However, with HTTP/2, the node command may fail to execute within the CLIENT_ACCEPTED event. This results in no traffic being sent to configured node.


With HTTP/2 configured, the iRule node command fails to execute within the CLIENT_ACCEPTED event, causing no traffic to be sent to the desired node.


-- A node command is used under CLIENT_ACCEPTED event. -- An HTTP/2 profile applied to virtual server. -- The HTTP/2 protocol in use.


As a workaround, you may use HTTP_REQUEST event instead of CLIENT_ACCEPTED in iRule syntax.

Fix Information


Behavior Change