Bug ID 1127805: Server.crt containing "<" will cause frequent reconnects between local gtmd and big3d

Last Modified: Sep 29, 2022

Bug Tracker

Affected Product:  See more info
BIG-IP DNS, GTM(all modules)

Known Affected Versions:
15.1.0, 15.1.0.1, 15.1.0.2, 15.1.0.3, 15.1.0.4, 15.1.0.5, 15.1.1, 15.1.2, 15.1.2.1, 15.1.3, 15.1.3.1, 15.1.4, 15.1.4.1, 15.1.5, 15.1.5.1, 15.1.6, 15.1.6.1, 15.1.7

Opened: Jul 20, 2022
Severity: 3-Major

Symptoms

Resources flap, frequent reconnects occur between the local gtmd and big3d. Logs similar to this: Jul 15 22:56:32 GSLB2 warning gtmd[11773]: 011ae023:4: XML parsing error not well-formed (invalid token) at line 483 Jul 15 05:36:54 GSLB2 notice gtmd[6917]: 011ae01a:5: SSL handshake complete to 10.10.10.10 Jul 15 05:37LB2 notice gtmd[6917]: 011ae01a:5: SSL handshake complete to 10.10.10.10 Jul 15 05:37:24 GSLB2 notice gtmd[6917]: 011ae01a:5: SSL handshake complete to 10.10.10.10 Jul 15 05:37:34 GSLB2 notice gtmd[6917]: 011ae01a:5: SSL handshake complete to 10.10.10.10

Impact

-- GTMs frequently leave/join the GTM sync group -- Resources are marked up and down.

Conditions

Server.crt containing "<"

Workaround

1. On each GTM, run bigip_add for all defined BIG-IP servers. Or 2. Remove "<" from the server.crt file.

Fix Information

None

Behavior Change