Bug ID 580500: /etc/logrotate.d/sysstat's sadf fails to read /var/log/sa6 or fails to write to /var/log/sa6, disk space is not reclaimed.

Last Modified: Apr 10, 2019

Bug Tracker

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

Known Affected Versions:
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

Fixed In:
13.0.0, 12.1.2

Opened: Mar 14, 2016
Severity: 3-Major

Symptoms

/etc/logrotate.d/sysstat fails to read /var/log/sa6 or fails to write to /var/log/sa6,, diskspace in /var/log/sa6 is not rotated and disk space reclaimed.

Impact

Disk space is not reclaimed in /var/log/sa6

Conditions

/var/log/sa6 becomes corrupt or disk space becomes full in /var/log/sa6

Workaround

edit /etc/logrotate.d/sysstat Add "exit 0" after sadf line

Fix Information

When /etc/logrotate.d/sysstat's sadf fails, exit cleanly so logrotate reclaims disk space

Behavior Change