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,,,,,,,, 12.1.4,, 12.1.5,,,, 12.1.6

Fixed In:

Opened: Dec 13, 2016
Severity: 2-Critical
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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.


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


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


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