Bug ID 572600: mcpd can run out of file descriptors

Last Modified: Sep 13, 2023

Affected Product(s):
BIG-IP TMOS(all modules)

Known Affected Versions:
5.4.0 HF1, 5.4.0 HF2

Fixed In:
5.0.0, 11.5.4 HF2

Opened: Feb 09, 2016

Severity: 1-Blocking


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


Mcpd can crash, rendering the system instable


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



Fix Information

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

Behavior Change

Guides & references

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