Bug ID 520877: Alerts sent by the lcdwarn utility are not shown in tmsh

Last Modified: Jul 17, 2019

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Affected Product:  See more info
BIG-IP All(all modules)

Known Affected Versions:
12.1.0, 12.1.0 HF1, 12.1.0 HF2, 12.1.1, 12.1.1 HF1, 12.1.1 HF2, 12.1.2, 12.1.2 HF1, 12.1.2 HF2, 12.1.3, 12.1.3.1, 12.1.3.2, 12.1.3.3, 12.1.3.4, 12.1.3.5, 12.1.3.6, 12.1.3.7, 12.1.4, 12.1.4.1, 13.0.0, 13.0.0 HF1, 13.0.0 HF2, 13.0.0 HF3, 13.0.1

Fixed In:
13.1.0

Opened: Apr 30, 2015
Severity: 4-Minor

Symptoms

Beginning in BIG-IP version 12.1.0, the 'tmsh show sys alert lcd' command displays the list of alerts sent to the LCD front panel display. The command-line utility lcdwarn can be used to send alert messages to the LCD front panel display. Alert messages sent to the LCD front panel display by the lcdwarn utility are not included in the list of alerts shown by the 'tmsh show sys alert lcd' command.

Impact

The 'tmsh show sys alert lcd' command may not include all alert messages sent to the LCD front panel display. Messages sent by the lcdwarn utility are not shown.

Conditions

This occurs when using the lcdwarn utility to send alert messages to the LCD front panel display. Such messages are typically sent for testing purposes. This problem occurs on affected BIG-IP software versions running on all BIG-IP and VIPRION hardware platforms.

Workaround

None. This is a cosmetic issue.

Fix Information

None

Behavior Change