Introduced : BIG-IP_v12.0.0
Sets the maximum number of answers to return for a given query answered from the specified pools. The default value is 1 and the maximum value is 16. Any answers returned beyond the first one are put in the additional records section of the response. For example, for an A or AAAA type query answered from a pool that is set to return 2 answers, an IP address is added to the response in the answer section and a second IP address is added to the additional record section of the response. The types of answers returned will vary with the type of the request. Note that for a CNAME type pool, setting the number of answers to return to a value greater than 1 is not allowed and will result in an error.


    in GlobalLB__PoolID [] pools,
    in long [] answers


Parameter Type Description
pools PoolID [] The list of pools.
answers long [] The number of answers to return for the specified pools.

Return Type

Type Description


Exception Description
Common::AccessDenied Raised if the client credentials are not valid.
Common::InvalidArgument Raised if one of the arguments is invalid.
Common::OperationFailed Raised if an operation error occurs.

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