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May 03, 2016

Persistence causing problems with redirection iRule?

I have a slightly strange case on website where I am seeing traffic being redirected strangely, and I believe it may be down to my persistence. I was wondering if anyone could advise on if what I am ...
  • Hannes_Rapp_162's avatar
    May 03, 2016

    You're missing a else-clause (default action) in your iRule. In other words, once a request lands in your test pool, there's no way to return to default pool (since the balancing decision is already locked in).

    when HTTP_REQUEST {
       Save the name of default pool (as configured in VS Resources Tab) as a variable, before it can be modified by conditional actions below
      set poolDefault [LB::server pool]
      if { "[HTTP::host][HTTP::uri]" starts_with "" } {
        pool test_pool
      } else {
        pool $poolDefault

    Similar problem here: