Bug ID 437430: Enabling syslog iso-date timestamps breaks alerting mechanism

Last Modified: Mar 12, 2019

Bug Tracker

Affected Product:  See more info
BIG-IP LTM(all modules)

Known Affected Versions:
11.0.0, 11.1.0, 11.2.0, 11.2.1, 11.3.0, 11.4.0, 11.4.1, 11.5.0, 11.5.1, 11.5.1 HF1, 11.5.1 HF10, 11.5.1 HF11, 11.5.1 HF2, 11.5.1 HF3, 11.5.1 HF4, 11.5.1 HF5, 11.5.1 HF6, 11.5.1 HF7, 11.5.1 HF8, 11.5.1 HF9, 11.5.2, 11.5.2 HF1, 11.5.3, 11.5.3 HF1, 11.5.3 HF2, 11.5.4, 11.5.4 HF1, 11.5.4 HF2, 11.5.4 HF3, 11.5.4 HF4, 11.5.5, 11.5.6, 11.5.7, 11.5.8, 11.5.9

Fixed In:
11.6.0

Opened: Nov 11, 2013
Severity: 3-Major
Related AskF5 Article:
K14821

Symptoms

Enabling ISO 8601 timestamps in syslog breaks alertd message parsing, inhibiting system alerts. This includes LCD panel messages, alarm LEDs, SNMP traps and alert emails.

Impact

No system alerts are generated.

Conditions

modify sys syslog iso-date enable

Workaround

modify sys syslog iso-date disable

Fix Information

Alertd now supports the ISO 8601 date format.

Behavior Change