Bug ID 464489: Error message 'Error reading cert PEM file [...] Memory exhausted' can be inaccurate (memory is not actually exhausted)

Last Modified: Oct 16, 2023

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

Known Affected Versions:
11.4.1, 11.4.0

Fixed In:
11.4.1 HF10

Opened: May 27, 2014

Severity: 4-Minor


Cannot create or modify SSL profiles. The system an error message in the LTM log similar to: -- err mcpd[6412]: 01070313:3: Error reading cert PEM file /config/filestore/files_d/Common_d/certificate_d/:Common:default.crt_14711_1 for profile /Common/testclientssl: Memory exhausted. This error message might be incorrect. Memory is not exhausted.


Cannot create or modify SSL profiles. This is a rarely encountered issue.


User must have at least one SSL profile, or be attempting to create one.


Although there is no workaround for this issue, you can check the SSL error stack for the error conditions that occur when SSL_CTX_new fails.

Fix Information


Behavior Change

Guides & references

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