Bug ID 1060009: Platform Agent may run out of file descriptors

Last Modified: Nov 07, 2022

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Affected Product:  See more info
BIG-IP LTM(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, 14.1.4.4, 14.1.4.5, 14.1.4.6, 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

Fixed In:
15.1.6.1, 14.1.5

Opened: Nov 05, 2021
Severity: 3-Major

Symptoms

Platform Agent may run out of file descriptors. The log is full of entries similar to: err platform_agent[7704]: 01d50004:3: setup_new_connection: accept() failed err platform_agent[7704]: 01d50004:3: wait_for_data: Failed to setup new connection

Impact

The system may fail to function correctly, especially with regards to updating platform settings.

Conditions

-- A number of tmm restarts is performed, for example by issuing a `bigstart restart tmm` command -- `ss -nt` shows a large number of connections to port 5678.

Workaround

Reboot the affected blades.

Fix Information

Fixed platform agent running out of file descriptors.

Behavior Change