Bug ID 1032821: Syslog: invalid level/facility from /usr/libexec/smart_parse.pl

Last Modified: Jan 06, 2023

Bug Tracker

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

Known Affected Versions:
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, 15.1.4, 15.1.4.1, 15.1.5, 15.1.5.1, 15.1.6, 15.1.6.1, 15.1.7, 15.1.8, 15.1.8.1

Fixed In:
17.0.0

Opened: Jul 10, 2021
Severity: 3-Major

Symptoms

When the smart_parse.pl script is run and finds a disk error, it attempts to log an error with an incorrect syslog level.

Impact

When this script is run (usually as a cron job) the following message occurs: syslog: invalid level/facility: error at /etc/cron.daily/pendsect line 194.

Conditions

Run smart_parse.pl on a BIG-IP platform with a disk error.

Workaround

None.

Fix Information

Smart_parse.pl now logs errors at the correct level 'err'.

Behavior Change