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

Last Modified: Apr 10, 2019

Bug Tracker

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

Known Affected Versions:
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, 12.1.4, 12.1.4.1

Fixed In:
13.0.0, 12.0.0

Opened: Apr 08, 2016
Severity: 4-Minor
Related AskF5 Article:
K14335677

Symptoms

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

Impact

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

Conditions

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

Workaround

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

None

Behavior Change