Bug ID 1117245: Tomcat fails to write log messages into /var/log/tomcat/liveupdate.log file

Last Modified: Dec 13, 2023

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

Known Affected Versions:,, 14.1.5,,,,,, 15.1.5,, 15.1.6,, 15.1.7, 15.1.8,,, 15.1.9,,,, 16.1.3,,,,,

Fixed In:
17.1.1, 16.1.4, 15.1.10

Opened: Jun 20, 2022

Severity: 3-Major


You only see this message in /var/log/tomcat/liveupdate.log file. No other log messages are written, causing troubleshooting capability with LiveUpdate. liveupdate.script file is corrupted, live update repository initialized with default schema This error is emitted during tomcat startup. /var/log/tomcat/catalina.out java.io.FileNotFoundException: /usr/share/tomcat/logs/liveupdate.log (Permission denied)


Losing troubleshooting capability with LiveUpdate


You are running on a version which has a bug fix for ID907025. For more information see https://cdn.f5.com/product/bugtracker/ID907025.html


chown tomcat:tomcat /var/log/tomcat/liveupdate.log bigstart restart tomcat

Fix Information


Behavior Change

Guides & references

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