Bug ID 474172: BIG-IQ at times cannot discover BIG-IP running TMOS 11.6.0 - 11.6.0 HF3, failure reason: Failed getting time zone.

Last Modified: Nov 07, 2022

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

Known Affected Versions:
11.6.0, 11.6.0 HF1, 11.6.0 HF2, 11.6.0 HF3

Fixed In:
11.6.0 HF4

Opened: Aug 01, 2014

Severity: 3-Major


BIG-IQ attempt to obtain BIG-IP provisioning state using REST API (GET request using HTTP/HTTPS) fails as the forwarder to service the requests is not available.


Any script using REST API to manage the BIG-IP or BIG-IQ attempting to manage BIG-IP will fail.


Any BIG-IQ GET request e.g., to obtain provisioning state of the BIG-IP. This occurs with version 11.6.0 - 11.6.0 HF3 only.


Run the following two commands sequentially: bigstart restart restjavad bigstart restart icrd

Fix Information

Improved TMOS 11.6.0 - 11.6.0 HF3 handling of GET commands from BIG-IQ to BIG-IP systems.

Behavior Change

Guides & references

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