Last Modified: Sep 13, 2023
Known Affected Versions:
17.0.0, 22.214.171.124, 126.96.36.199, 188.8.131.52, 13.1.5
Opened: Dec 07, 2021 Severity: 3-Major
After MCPD restarts or the system reboots: -- the system is inoperative and MCPD may be restarting -- the logs report this error: err mcpd: 01071769:3: Decryption of the field (value) for object (config.auditing.forward.sharedsecret) failed while loading configuration that is encrypted with a different master key. -- the system may be reporting this error: load_config_files: "/usr/bin/tmsh -n -g -a load sys config partitions all " - failed. -- Error: failed to reset strict operations; disconnecting from mcpd. Will reconnect on next command. This may occur during a system upgrade.
MCPD will continuously restart, and the system will remain inoperative.
When config.auditing.forward.sharedsecret is encrypted and masterkey value is changed.
If a system is affected by this issue, set the DB key back to its default value. Once the configuration is loaded, set the DB key back to the correct value: - tmsh modify /sys db config.auditing.forward.sharedsecret value '<null>' After changing the SecureValue master key but before encountering the issue, run the following command to update the value of the DB key on-disk: setdb config.auditing.forward.sharedsecret "$(getdb config.auditing.forward.sharedsecret)"