Bug ID 626641: CLI VPN client crashes when HOME environment variable is not defined

Last Modified: Nov 07, 2022

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Affected Product:  See more info
BIG-IP APM(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,,,,,,,, 12.1.4,, 12.1.5,,,, 12.1.6

Fixed In:

Opened: Nov 03, 2016
Severity: 3-Major


CLI VPN client requires HOME environment variable for logging. If the variable is not set, CLI client crashes on Linux/Mac.


The VPN client crashes it is difficult to determine the cause.


HOME environment variable is not defined.


Set HOME environment variable.

Fix Information

Now the Linux command line client logs a message and exits gracefully rather than crashing when HOME variable is not set.

Behavior Change