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Can not delete the ipfilter policy

  • 1.  Can not delete the ipfilter policy

    Posted 10-18-2014 08:45 PM

       I created two ipfilter polices named BlockTelent and BlockTelnet. these two polices one letter different.

    Policy named BlockTelnet is active policy and policy BlockTelent is in defined status. I tried to delete the policy BlockTelent, but it failed with "requied cancelled..." message and can no delete.

      I also try to run  ipFilter --transabort, but it failed with "requied cancelled..." message too.

      Anyone encounter this problem? Could you give some suggestion to me? Thanks.


    Switch model: 48000

    Firmware: V6.4.3e






  • 2.  Re: Can not delete the ipfilter policy

    Posted 10-19-2014 12:12 AM



    before you delete OLD Policy, must the NEW_POLICY be active and as defined status.


    try follow


    ipfilter --save NEW_POLICY_NAME


    ipfilter --activate NEW_POLICY_NAME


    now you should be able to delete OLD Policy


    ipfilter --delete OLD_POLICY_NAME


    if the issue persist, try follow


    ipfilter --delrule OLD_POLICY_NAME -rule RULE_NUMBER


    details about the command, refer Command Reference Manual


  • 3.  Re: Can not delete the ipfilter policy

    Posted 10-20-2014 10:40 PM


        Thanks for your reply. but I am sure I have created new policy and active this new policy. the old policy still can not delete. 

        I also tried to delete all the rules of the old policy successfully, but even there is no rules in the old policy,the old policy can not delete too.

        I make a simulation case in other 48000 switch, it can delete the policy successfully.

        I did not find any bugs in firmware v6.4.3e about ipfilter. 

        Could you have any other suggestion to me?


  • 4.  Re: Can not delete the ipfilter policy

    Posted 10-20-2014 11:11 PM


    failed to delete policy like following:


    admin> ipfilter --delete BlockTelent
    This will delete the IP filter policy.
    ARE YOU SURE (yes, y, no, n): [no]yes

    Request cancelled...


    ** I am sure I type "yes" in the question.


  • 5.  Re: Can not delete the ipfilter policy

    Posted 11-03-2014 11:35 PM

    Some questions do show up here.


    Is this switch subject to a distribution policy?

    Is this switch configured to be an FCS switch or has any other switch in the fabric this role?


    How where the initial rulesets defined (BNA/CLI ???)