Bug ID 633137: Serial console display "emerg logger: Re-starting bigd" after licensing DDOS

Last Modified: Nov 07, 2022

Bug Tracker

Affected Product:  See more info
BIG-IP LTM(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

Opened: Dec 12, 2016
Severity: 3-Major


During the process of licensing a DDOS unit, you might see an "emerg logger: Re-starting bigd" appear on the serial console. This message appears to happen during the provisioning stage and can be considered benign.


This is a benign error message, and you can safely ignore it.


DDOS unit undergoing licensing.


None needed. This is a cosmetic error only and does not indicate an issue with the system.

Fix Information


Behavior Change