Bug ID 1054021: Tcpdump on VELOS chassis blade or rSeries appliance cores when line-dma agent layer below it fails

Last Modified: Jan 06, 2022

Bug Tracker

Affected Product:  See more info
F5OS Velos(all modules)

Fixed In:
1.3.0

Opened: Oct 11, 2021
Severity: 2-Critical

Symptoms

Line-dma agent is the underlying layer of tcpdump in the VELOS/rSeries family of chassis and appliance products When it is not running, or if it cores or is otherwise not available and a client wants a tcpdump capture, tcpdump may core.

Impact

Packet capture will be affected and will not work

Conditions

-- line-dma-agent is not functional at start, or at some later point in time during the tcpdump capture -- a client requests a tcpdump capture

Workaround

None

Fix Information

Tcpdump does not core anymore, and will retry line-dma-agent connection when clients ask for capture

Behavior Change