Bug ID 533826: SNMP Memory Leak on a VIPRION system.

Last Modified: Sep 13, 2023

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

Known Affected Versions:
11.2.1, 11.3.0, 11.4.0, 11.4.1, 11.5.0, 11.5.1, 11.5.2, 11.5.3, 11.6.0, 12.0.0, 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:
12.1.0, 12.0.0 HF1, 11.6.1, 11.5.4, 11.4.1 HF10, 11.2.1 HF16

Opened: Jul 16, 2015

Severity: 3-Major

Related Article: K17197


The snmpd image increases in size on a VIPRION system.


The snmpd image increases, and might eventually result in a crash. The ltm log might contain an error message similar to the following: err mcpd[7061]: 01071087:3: Killed process for snmpd as current count of messages (965505855) keeps building.


Run continuous snmpbulkwalk operations.


To reset the memory usage and stop the snmpd daemon from coring, run the following command: bigstart restart snmpd.

Fix Information

The snmpd image no longer increases in size on a VIPRION system processor.

Behavior Change

Guides & references

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