Bug ID 562242: Configuring log filters will redirect certain syslog messages

Last Modified: Nov 07, 2022

Bug Tracker

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

Known Affected Versions:
12.1.0, 12.1.0 HF1, 12.1.0 HF2, 12.1.1, 12.1.1 HF1, 12.1.1 HF2, 12.1.2, 12.1.2 HF1, 12.1.2 HF2, 12.1.3, 12.1.3.1, 12.1.3.2, 12.1.3.3, 12.1.3.4, 12.1.3.5, 12.1.3.6, 12.1.3.7, 12.1.4, 12.1.4.1, 12.1.5, 12.1.5.1, 12.1.5.2, 12.1.5.3, 12.1.6, 13.0.0, 13.0.0 HF1, 13.0.0 HF2, 13.0.0 HF3, 13.0.1

Opened: Dec 09, 2015
Severity: 4-Minor

Symptoms

Configuring log filters will redirect certain syslog messages such as mcp warning messages.

Impact

Users might be confused when they cannot find some messages in syslog as they used to expect

Conditions

For example when you have following item in bigip.conf sys log-config filter /Common/apm_filter { level info publisher /Common/new_splunk } mcp warning messages will be redirected to destination(s) associated with above publisher

Workaround

No workaround, users need to be aware of the log filters they configured

Fix Information

None

Behavior Change