Bug ID 572600: mcpd can run out of file descriptors

Last Modified: Apr 10, 2019

Bug Tracker

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, 11.5.2, 11.5.2 HF1, 11.5.3, 11.5.3 HF1, 11.5.3 HF2, 11.5.4, 11.5.4 HF1

Fixed In:
5.0.0, 11.5.4 HF2

Opened: Feb 09, 2016
Severity: 1-Blocking

Symptoms

Mcpd crashes with the log message err mcpd[8835]: 01071070:3: Failed to open file /config/BigDB.dat.tmp with error 24

Impact

Mcpd can crash, rendering the system instable

Conditions

This can happen in multiple ways, in this case it was detected while running BIG-IQ policy sync.

Workaround

None

Fix Information

A crash related to mcpd running out of file descriptors has been fixed.

Behavior Change