Bug ID 1034449: Excessive CPU consumption by platform_agent.

Last Modified: Jan 27, 2022

Bug Tracker

Affected Product:  See more info
BIG-IP Velos(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

Fixed In:
14.1.4.4

Opened: Jul 19, 2021
Severity: 2-Critical

Symptoms

The platform_agent process consumes excessive CPU.

Impact

System performance might be degraded due to high CPU usage on some cores.

Conditions

-- BIG-IP tenant on VELOS. -- Certain process restarts may cause this, for example api-svc-gw.

Workaround

Choose one option: (1) Restart the blade that the platform_agent is consuming high CPU on. or (2) Set the running Tenant back to Provisioned, then Deployed, to start it again.

Fix Information

Fixed large CPU consumption by platform_agent.

Behavior Change