Bug ID 627255: When discovering a cloned BIG-IP, error message does not provide sufficient information

Last Modified: Apr 10, 2019

Bug Tracker

Affected Product:  See more info
BIG-IQ Device(all modules)

Known Affected Versions:
4.2.0, 5.0.0, 5.0.0 HF1, 5.1.0

Opened: Nov 07, 2016
Severity: 4-Minor

Symptoms

When discovery fails due to attempting to discover a "cloned" BIG-IP, the error message does not provide enough information to guide the customer to how to resolve the issue.

Impact

Customer may not identify the root cause the issue.

Conditions

Discover both a BIG-IP and a cloned BIG-IP from one BIG-IQ, the discovery returns error, but not specify that the second BIG-IP is a cloned BIG-IP.

Workaround

Fix the configuration of the cloned BIG-IP by updating the machine-id.

Fix Information

None

Behavior Change

A specific error message is generated.