Last Modified: Sep 13, 2023
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, 11.5.3 HF2, 11.5.4 HF1, 11.5.4 HF2, 11.5.4 HF3, 11.5.4 HF4, 12.1.0 HF1, 12.1.0 HF2, 12.1.1 HF1, 12.1.1 HF2, 12.1.2 HF1, 12.1.2 HF2
12.0.0, 11.6.0 HF5
Opened: Dec 06, 2014 Severity: 3-Major
The hostagentd daemon is running when vCMP is not provisioned.
In non-vCMP mode, hostagentd is an unnecessary system process. It may use a small amount of memory and cpu but does not otherwise impact system performance or traffic passing.
This issue occurs on all platforms that support vCMP.
Hostagentd may be disabled by issuing 'bigstart disable hostagentd' on all blades of a chassis or on an appliance system.
The hostagentd daemon is no longer started when the BIG-IP system is not provisioned for vCMP.