Bug ID 586368: Permissions problem on /var/log/sa6

Last Modified: May 29, 2024

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

Known Affected Versions:
12.1.0 HF1, 12.1.0 HF2, 12.1.1 HF1, 12.1.1 HF2, 12.1.2 HF1, 12.1.2 HF2, 12.1.0, 12.1.1, 12.1.2, 12.1.3,,,,,,,, 12.1.4,, 12.1.5,,,, 12.1.6

Fixed In:
13.0.0, 12.0.0

Opened: Apr 08, 2016

Severity: 4-Minor

Related Article: K14335677


Non-root users or processes cannot read or write from /var/log/sa6 directory because of not having the executable bit set (0755 permissions).


Processes not run by root cannot read or write to this directory and permissions' errors abound.


Non-root users attempting to read or write from /var/log/sa6 directory.


As root, run the following command: chmod 755 /var/log/sa6 /var/log/sa. Once the directory has the correct permissions, the errors disappear.

Fix Information


Behavior Change

Guides & references

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