Bug ID 563905: Upon rebooting a multi-blade VIPRION or vCMP guest, MCPD can restart once on Secondary blades.

Last Modified: Mar 17, 2021

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Affected Product:  See more info
BIG-IP TMOS(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, 11.5.4 HF3, 11.5.4 HF4, 11.5.5, 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, 11.6.1 HF2, 11.6.2, 11.6.2 HF1, 11.6.3, 11.6.3.1, 11.6.3.2, 11.6.3.3, 11.6.3.4, 11.6.4, 11.6.5, 11.6.5.1, 11.6.5.2, 11.6.5.3, 12.0.0, 12.0.0 HF1, 12.0.0 HF2, 12.0.0 HF3, 12.0.0 HF4, 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, 13.0.0, 13.0.0 HF1, 13.0.0 HF2, 13.0.0 HF3, 13.0.1

Fixed In:
13.1.0, 12.1.4, 11.5.6

Opened: Dec 18, 2015
Severity: 3-Major
Related AskF5 Article:
K62975642

Symptoms

Upon rebooting a multi-blade VIPRION or vCMP guest, MCPD can restart once on one or more Secondary blades. Entries similar to the following example are visible in the /var/log/ltm file: err mcpd[10724]: 01070920:3: Application error for confpp: STDERR/STDOUT text begins Restarting syslog-ng: Shutting down syslog-ng: [FAILED] Starting syslog-ng: STDERR/STDOUT text ends ************************************************************* Nov 20 22:07:22 bigip1 confpp[20403]: reconfig command FAILURE for unix_config_syslog returned: '/etc/init.d/syslog-ng restart 2>&1' Restarting syslog-ng: Shutting down syslog-ng: [FAILED] Starting syslog-ng: [ OK ] err mcpd[10724]: 01070734:3: Configuration error: Configuration from primary failed validation: 01070920:3: Application error for confpp: STDERR/STDOUT text begins Restarting syslog-ng: Shutting down syslog-ng: [FAILED] Starting syslog-ng: STDERR/STDOUT text ends ************************************************************* Nov 20 22:07:22 bigip1 confpp[20403]: reconfig command FAILURE for unix_config_syslog returned: '/etc/init.d/syslog-ng restart 2>&1' Restarting syslog-ng: Shutting down syslog-ng: [FAILED] Starting syslog-ng: [ OK ]

Impact

The blades that encounter this issue take longer to become operational, as they undergo an unnecessary MCPD restart.

Conditions

-- Multi-blade VIPRION system or vCMP guest. -- The system is rebooted.

Workaround

None.

Fix Information

Multi-blade systems that are rebooted no longer experience unnecessary MCPD restarts.

Behavior Change