Bug ID 1196053: The autodosd log file is not truncating when it rotates

Last Modified: Apr 24, 2024

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

Known Affected Versions:
14.1.0,,,,,, 14.1.2,,,,,,,,, 14.1.3,, 14.1.4,,,,,,, 14.1.5,,,,,, 15.1.0,,,,,, 15.1.1, 15.1.2,, 15.1.3,, 15.1.4,, 15.1.5,, 15.1.6,, 15.1.7, 15.1.8,,, 15.1.9,, 16.1.0, 16.1.1, 16.1.2,,, 16.1.3,,,,,, 16.1.4,,,, 17.1.0,,,

Fixed In:
17.1.1, 15.1.10

Opened: Nov 29, 2022

Severity: 3-Major


The autodosd file size increasing continuously irrespective of log rotation occurring every hour.


Logs are not truncated as expected. The autodosd log file size continue to increase even though it is rotated every hour.


- DOS profiles (at Device/VS) configured with fully automatic, autodosd daemon will calculate the thresholds periodically and updates the log file with relevant logs.


Restarting autodosd daemon will truncate the log file content to zero.

Fix Information

The bigstart script of autodosd deamon is updated to open the file in correct mode.

Behavior Change

Guides & references

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