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

Last Modified: Nov 07, 2022

Bug Tracker

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

Known Affected Versions:
14.1.0,,,,,, 14.1.2,,,,,,,,, 14.1.3,, 14.1.4,,,,,,, 15.1.0,,,,,, 15.1.1, 15.1.2,, 15.1.3,, 15.1.4,, 15.1.5,, 15.1.6

Fixed In:, 14.1.5

Opened: Nov 05, 2021
Severity: 3-Major


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


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


-- 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.


Reboot the affected blades.

Fix Information

Fixed platform agent running out of file descriptors.

Behavior Change