Bug ID 609119: Occasionally the logging system prints out a blank message: err mcpd[19114]: 01070711:3:

Last Modified: Sep 13, 2023

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

Known Affected Versions:
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, 11.5.1 HF10, 11.5.1 HF11, 11.5.2 HF1, 11.5.3 HF1, 11.5.3 HF2, 11.5.4 HF1, 11.5.4 HF2, 11.5.4 HF3, 11.5.4 HF4, 11.2.1, 11.4.1, 11.5.0, 11.5.1, 11.5.2, 11.5.3, 11.5.4, 11.5.5, 11.5.6, 11.5.7, 11.5.8, 11.5.9, 11.5.10, 12.0.0, 12.0.0 HF1, 12.1.0 HF1, 12.0.0 HF2, 12.1.0 HF2, 12.0.0 HF3, 12.0.0 HF4, 12.1.1 HF1, 12.1.1 HF2

Fixed In:
13.0.0, 12.1.2 HF1, 11.6.1 HF2

Opened: Aug 04, 2016

Severity: 3-Major

Related Article: K29356135


Occasionally the logging system prints out a blank message, similar to the following example: -- err mcpd[19114]: 01070711:3: For this log statement, there is text associated with the error in the bigip_mcpd_error_defs.in file, so something should be logged.


Except for the missing log text, the state and behavior of the BIG-IP system is unaffected.


The problem is the result of an exception handler issue in mcpd's File Object validator. The damaged logs can come from anywhere in mcpd, but appear only after a File Object configuration change fails validation. If the problem occurs, it will happen only once per validation error. The damage caused by the exception handler is automatically corrected when the system rewrites the log.


None. The problem corrects automatically when the system rewrites the log.

Fix Information

The logging system prints out a blank message in response to failed file object configuration change validations.

Behavior Change

Guides & references

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