Bug ID 1102425: F5OS tenant secondary slots are inoperative after licensing or restart of MCPD on the primary

Last Modified: Dec 13, 2023

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

Known Affected Versions:
15.1.5,, 15.1.6,, 15.1.7, 15.1.8,,, 15.1.9,, 17.1.0,,,

Fixed In:
17.1.1, 15.1.10

Opened: Apr 25, 2022

Severity: 3-Major


The secondary blades are inoperative when MCPD is restarted on the primary slot, or the license is installed on the F5OS chassis. Following are the symptoms: - Following log message is logged in /var/log/ltm: mprov:29790:[29790]: 'FPGA change is taking a long time. Unable to start the daemons.' for the secondary slots. - The presence of the file /var/run/fpga_mcpd_lockfile on the secondary slots.


Secondary blades are inoperative.


- Multi-Slot F5OS tenant. - Restarting MCPD on the primary blade or installing the license from the F5OS chassis.


Execute the following command on the secondary blades that are inoperative: bigstart restart mcpd

Fix Information


Behavior Change

Guides & references

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