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

Last Modified: May 29, 2024

Affected Product(s):
BIG-IP All(all modules)

Known Affected Versions:
15.1.2,, 15.1.3,, 15.1.4,, 15.1.5,, 15.1.6,, 15.1.7, 15.1.8,,

Fixed In:
17.0.0, 16.1.4, 15.1.9

Opened: Jul 10, 2021

Severity: 3-Major


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


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.


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



Fix Information

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

Behavior Change

Guides & references

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