Bug ID 523079: Merged may crash when file descriptors exhausted

Last Modified: Oct 01, 2018

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

Known Affected Versions:
10.0.0, 10.2.3, 10.2.4, 11.2.1, 11.4.1, 11.5.1, 11.5.1 HF1, 11.5.1 HF10, 11.5.1 HF11, 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, 11.5.2, 11.5.2 HF1, 11.5.3, 11.5.3 HF1, 11.6.0, 11.6.0 HF1, 11.6.0 HF2, 11.6.0 HF3, 11.6.0 HF4, 11.6.0 HF5

Fixed In:
12.0.0, 11.6.0 HF6, 11.5.3 HF2, 11.4.1 HF10, 11.2.1 HF15, 10.2.4 HF12

Opened: May 13, 2015
Severity: 2-Critical

Symptoms

The merged daemon crashes.

Impact

Merged crashes leaving a core file. The collection of system stats and merging of blade stats will not work until merged restarts.

Conditions

The limit on file descriptors is exceeded.

Workaround

Monitor the system file descriptor use and avoid exceeding the limit.

Fix Information

Fixed a crash bug in Merged.

Behavior Change