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

Last Modified: Jul 23, 2021

Bug Tracker

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

Known Affected Versions:
14.1.0, 14.1.0.1, 14.1.0.2, 14.1.0.3, 14.1.0.5, 14.1.0.6, 14.1.2, 14.1.2.1, 14.1.2.2, 14.1.2.3, 14.1.2.4, 14.1.2.5, 14.1.2.6, 14.1.2.7, 14.1.2.8, 14.1.3, 14.1.3.1, 14.1.4, 14.1.4.1, 14.1.4.2, 14.1.4.3, 15.1.0, 15.1.0.1, 15.1.0.2, 15.1.0.3, 15.1.0.4, 15.1.0.5, 15.1.1, 15.1.2, 15.1.2.1, 15.1.3, 15.1.3.1, 16.0.0, 16.0.0.1, 16.0.1, 16.0.1.1, 16.0.1.2, 16.1.0

Opened: Apr 26, 2021
Severity: 4-Minor

Symptoms

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

Impact

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

Conditions

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

Workaround

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

Fix Information

None

Behavior Change