Bug ID 431176: cmd_sod does not retry sending messages

Last Modified: Apr 10, 2019

Bug Tracker

Affected Product:  See more info
BIG-IP None(all modules)

Known Affected Versions:
11.3.0, 11.4.0, 11.4.1

Fixed In:
11.5.0, 11.4.1 HF9, 11.4.0 HF6

Opened: Sep 19, 2013
Severity: 3-Major

Symptoms

cmd_sod does not retry sending command messages over UDP. this could lead to SOD failing receiving commands when busy.

Impact

some of the commands may fail to reach SOD daemon.

Conditions

it is easier to reproduce this when many traffic groups are selected and cmd_sod is used to send commands to SOD concurrently for each traffic group.

Workaround

None.

Fix Information

cmd_sod will now retry sending command messages up to 3 times if failing to reach SOD, increasing the reliability of the failover process.

Behavior Change