While troubleshooting an issue with a connexion towards our LTM , I did a packet capture and I was intrigued by the way our LTM is closing it's TCP sessions.
The client sends a FIN,ACK , the LTM responds with a ACK then a FIN,ACK and finally the client sends a ACK and the session is closed and everyone is happy... except Wireshark !
The LTM seems not to be using the wrong SEQ and ACK numbers in its FIN,ACK and Wireshark flags both packets as TCP out of order ( since the numbers don't match up )
Here is an example :
We are running : BIG-IP 184.108.40.206 Build 0.16.5 Engineering Hotfix
Anyone have an Idea why are we seeing this odd behavior ?