Bug ID 553649: The SNMP daemon might lock up and fail to respond to SNMP requests.

Last Modified: Dec 10, 2018

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

Known Affected Versions:
11.2.1, 11.3.0, 11.4.0, 11.4.1, 11.5.0, 11.5.1, 11.5.1 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, 11.5.3 HF2, 11.5.4, 11.5.4 HF1, 11.6.0, 11.6.0 HF1, 11.6.0 HF2, 11.6.0 HF3, 11.6.0 HF4, 11.6.0 HF5, 11.6.0 HF6, 11.6.0 HF7, 11.6.0 HF8, 12.0.0, 12.0.0 HF1, 12.0.0 HF2

Fixed In:
12.1.0, 12.0.0 HF3, 11.6.1, 11.5.4 HF2, 11.2.1 HF16

Opened: Oct 21, 2015
Severity: 3-Major

Symptoms

The SNMP daemon might lock up and fail to respond to SNMP requests.

Impact

The BIG-IP system stops responding to SNMP requests. You then cannot monitor the BIG-IP system via SNMP.

Conditions

If the SNMP configuration on the BIG-IP changes and the SNMP daemon restarts. This is a timing issue that might appear intermittently.

Workaround

If the SNMP daemon is locked up, restart it by issuing the following command: bigstart restart snmpd.

Fix Information

The SNMP daemon no longer locks up and become unresponsive when it is restarted.

Behavior Change