Bug ID 480073: Adding a new chassis and syncing the configuration cause mcpd to restart.

Last Modified: Sep 13, 2023

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

Known Affected Versions:
11.6.1, 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, 11.6.2

Opened: Sep 18, 2014

Severity: 1-Blocking


In a sync-failover device group, upon adding a chassis for the first time and pushing the configuration to it, its secondary blades will have an mcpd restart. This error message will be logged: 01071488:3: Remote transaction for device group [name to commit id [...] failed with error 010718e7:3: The requested primary admin user (admin) must have a password set..


Most other services will also be impacted.


This applies only to trust domains containing VIPRION chassis or VCMP guests, not standalone appliances.



Fix Information

Adding a new chassis and syncing the configuration no longer causes mcpd to restart.

Behavior Change

Guides & references

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