Bug ID 633349: localdbmgr hangs and eventually crashes

Last Modified: Apr 19, 2021

Bug Tracker

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, 12.1.3.1, 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, 12.1.5, 12.1.5.1, 12.1.5.2, 12.1.5.3, 12.1.6

Fixed In:
13.0.0

Opened: Dec 13, 2016
Severity: 2-Critical
Related AskF5 Article:
K86613330

Symptoms

localdbmgr hangs, consumes a lot of CPU and eventually crashes due to a rare condition where the program's execution halts, upon logging configuration changes.

Impact

localdbmgr hangs, consume a lot of CPU and will eventually crash.

Conditions

Rare condition upon changing log settings configuration, or when localdbmgr process loads existing log config settings upon start / restart.

Workaround

localdbmgr should restart and recover from this crash. If it doesn't, perform a "bigstart restart localdbmgr"

Fix Information

Added safety check in logging configuration code to protect against unwanted config insertions.

Behavior Change