Bug ID 451479: ConfigSync over IPv6 fails due to wrong rsync formatting

Last Modified: Mar 12, 2019

Bug Tracker

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

Known Affected Versions:
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, 11.4.1 HF6, 11.2.1 HF11

Opened: Mar 06, 2014
Severity: 4-Minor
Related AskF5 Article:
K16273

Symptoms

ConfigSync over IPv6 fails due to wrong rsync formatting.

Impact

Config sync over ipv6 can not be used. /var/log/ltm logs show following error logs: -- err mcpd[5269]: 01071392:3: Background command '/usr/bin/rsync --rsync-path=/usr/bin/rsync -at --blocking-io /var/named/config/ rsync://fd88:8888:1:f5::1/var_name' failed. The command exited with status 10. -- err mcpd[5269]: 01071392:3: Background command '/usr/bin/rsync --rsync-path=/usr/bin/rsync -at --blocking-io /config/big3d/ rsync://fd88:8888:1:f5::1/big3d' failed. The command exited with status 10.

Conditions

Config sync is enabled on IPv6.

Workaround

Use config sync over IPv4.

Fix Information

Fixed the formatting used in rsync command so that ConfigSync over IPv6 succeeds.

Behavior Change