Bug ID 964625: Improper processing of firewall-rule metadata

Last Modified: Feb 07, 2024

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

Known Affected Versions:
15.1.2,, 15.1.3,, 15.1.4,, 15.1.5,, 15.1.6, 16.1.2,

Fixed In:
17.0.0,,, 14.1.5

Opened: Nov 13, 2020

Severity: 3-Major


The 'mcpd' process may suffer a failure and be restarted.


-- MCPD crashes, which disrupts both control-plane and data-plane processing while services restart. -- Inability to configure firewall policy.


Adding very large firewall-policy rules, whether manually, or from config-sync, or from BIG-IQ.


Reduce the number of firewall policy rules.

Fix Information


Behavior Change

Guides & references

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