Bug ID 960117: DDoS Hybrid Defender RPM Installation Failure

Last Modified: Nov 24, 2020

Bug Tracker

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

Known Affected Versions:
15.1.0, 15.1.0.1, 15.1.0.2, 15.1.0.3, 15.1.0.4, 15.1.0.5

Fixed In:
15.1.1

Opened: Oct 28, 2020
Severity: 1-Blocking
Related AskF5 Article:
K19465607

Symptoms

Attempting to install the built-in DDoS Hybrid Defender iApp or upgrade to a newer versions of DDoS Hybrid Defender fail with the following error: Package installation failed with error: Failed to load IApp artifacts from f5-ddos-hybrid-defender: java.lang.IllegalStateException: Failed to post templates to block collection: 6375814, 6375816, 6375818, 6375820, 6375822, 6375824, 6375826, 6375828, 6375830, 6375832

Impact

DDoS Hybrid Defender specific iApps are not installed (if new install) or not upgraded (if previous version is present)

Conditions

In the BIG-IP GUI, DDoS Hybrid Defender is automatically installed/upgraded when navigating to a DDoS Hybrid Defender page. Additionally, it can be upgraded to a newer version via the Systems->About -> Upgrade page. Both methods fail to update the DDoS Hybrid Defender iApp.

Workaround

-- Download latest rpm file -- In “Advanced menu” go to -> iApps >> Application Services >> Applications LX -- Select all iApps with the prefix "purposebuilt_pbdos" -> “Undeplay” -- Select all iApps with the prefix "purposebuilt_pbdos" -> “Delete” -- In “Advanced menu” go to -> iApps >> Templates >> Templates LX -- Select all -> “Delete” -- In “Advanced menu” go to -> iApps >> Package Management LX -- Select existing RPM -> “Uninstall” -- Select “Import” button and upload latest RPM However this will delete all existing DDoS Hybrid Defender iApp configuration

Fix Information

None

Behavior Change