Bug ID 1083053: Apmd memory grows over time in AD auth scenarios

Last Modified: May 17, 2024

Affected Product(s):
BIG-IP APM(all modules)

Known Affected Versions:
15.1.5, 15.1.5.1, 15.1.6, 15.1.6.1, 15.1.7, 15.1.8, 15.1.8.1, 15.1.8.2, 15.1.9, 15.1.9.1, 15.1.10, 15.1.10.2, 15.1.10.3, 15.1.10.4, 16.1.3, 16.1.3.1, 16.1.3.2, 16.1.3.3, 16.1.3.4, 16.1.3.5, 16.1.4, 16.1.4.1, 16.1.4.2, 16.1.4.3, 17.0.0, 17.0.0.1, 17.0.0.2, 17.1.0, 17.1.0.1, 17.1.0.2, 17.1.0.3, 17.1.1, 17.1.1.1, 17.1.1.2, 17.1.1.3

Opened: Feb 23, 2022

Severity: 2-Critical

Symptoms

Apmd memory grows over time. It is not a memory leak. It is mainly due to memory fragmentation due to memory sharing among apmd threads.

Impact

Apmd memory grows over time. After it grows beyond a limit, oom killer might kill apmd thereby lead to a traffic disruption.

Conditions

The access policy in use has Active Directory auth as one of the agents

Workaround

None

Fix Information

None

Behavior Change

Guides & references

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