Bug ID 1014233: When /config/f5-rest-device-id is empty, iApps LX package-management-tasks fail

Last Modified: Jan 14, 2022

Bug Tracker

Affected Product:  See more info
BIG-IP TMOS(all modules)

Known Affected Versions:
14.1.0,,,,,, 14.1.2,,,,,,,,, 14.1.3,, 14.1.4,,,,,, 15.1.0,,,,,, 15.1.1, 15.1.2,, 15.1.3,, 15.1.4,, 15.1.5, 16.0.0,, 16.0.1,,, 16.1.0, 16.1.1, 16.1.2,

Opened: Apr 26, 2021
Severity: 4-Minor


When the /config/f5-rest-device-id file is empty, iApps LX package-management-tasks fail Log message such as this in /var/log/restjavad.0.log: [SEVERE][5][13 Apr 2021 16:43:05 UTC][RestWorkerHost] Invalid machineId argument 'WAS-EMPTY':Invalid UUID string: WAS-EMPTY


iApps LX package-management-tasks fail and the iApp becomes unresponsive.


The file at /config/f5-rest-device-id exists but is empty


Delete the empty f5-rest-device-id file and restart restjavad: rm -f /config/f5-rest-device-id bigstart restart restjavad

Fix Information


Behavior Change