Bug ID 553162: Heavy usage of memory when ASM remote logger destinations are non responsive

Last Modified: Oct 06, 2020

Bug Tracker

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

Known Affected Versions:

Fixed In:
12.1.0, 12.0.0 HF1

Opened: Oct 18, 2015
Severity: 2-Critical


Limited but excessive use of memory can occur when there are non responsive remote loggers.


1. Memory usage is high although there is no traffic. 2. Takes time for the memory usage to decrease after stopping traffic.


1. ASM remote logger is assigned to the VS. 2. (Optional) the remote logger is non responsive.


Remove non responsive remote loggers.

Fix Information

BIG-IP marks non responsive remote loggers, and does not try to send log messages until they become responsive.

Behavior Change