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,, 15.1.6,, 15.1.7, 15.1.8,,, 15.1.9,, 15.1.10,,,, 16.1.3,,,,,, 16.1.4,,,, 17.0.0,,, 17.1.0,,,, 17.1.1,,,

Opened: Feb 23, 2022

Severity: 2-Critical


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.


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


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



Fix Information


Behavior Change

Guides & references

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