Bug ID 465951: If net self description size =65K, gtmd restarts continuously

Last Modified: Sep 13, 2023

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

Known Affected Versions:
11.5.1 HF1, 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, 11.5.1 HF10, 11.5.1 HF11, 11.5.2 HF1, 11.5.3 HF1, 11.6.0, 11.6.1, 11.6.2, 11.6.3, 11.6.3.1, 11.6.3.2, 11.6.3.3, 11.6.3.4, 11.6.4, 11.6.5, 11.6.5.1, 11.6.5.2, 11.6.5.3, 12.1.0 HF1, 12.1.0 HF2, 12.1.1 HF1, 12.1.1 HF2, 12.1.2 HF1, 12.1.2 HF2

Fixed In:
12.0.0, 11.6.0 HF6, 11.5.3 HF2, 11.4.1 HF10

Opened: Jun 06, 2014

Severity: 3-Major

Related Article: K12562945

Symptoms

The gtmd process restarts continuously.

Impact

When this happens, gtmd is unable to perform its duties.

Conditions

This issue occurs when the net self <IP> description >= <65K string> 'Description', 'Location', 'Contact', or 'Comment' field for the device (Device Management>Devices>Properties) > = <65K string>

Workaround

This issue has no workaround at this time.

Fix Information

An issue that caused gtmd to restart because of long descriptions has been fixed.

Behavior Change

Guides & references

K10134038: F5 Bug Tracker Filter Names and Tips