Bug ID 555432: Large configuration files may go missing on secondary blades

Last Modified: Dec 16, 2020

Bug Tracker

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

Known Affected Versions:
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, 11.5.10, 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, 11.5.4 HF2, 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, 11.6.1, 11.6.1 HF1

Fixed In:
12.1.0, 11.6.1 HF2, 11.5.4 HF3

Opened: Oct 30, 2015
Severity: 3-Major

Symptoms

bigip.conf or other configuration files may go missing on secondary blades once the configuration exceeds a certain size (approximately 8 MB).

Impact

If the primary changes, then the configuration is at risk of being lost.

Conditions

This is only relevant on chassis.

Workaround

touch the relevant configuration file (usually bigip.conf) and the configuration file will reappear.

Fix Information

bigip.conf or other configuration files would go missing on secondary blades once the configuration exceeded a certain size (approximately 8 MB). This has been fixed.

Behavior Change