Bug ID 653573: ADMd not cleaning up child rsync processes

Last Modified: Jan 29, 2019

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Affected Product:  See more info
BIG-IP ASM(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, 13.0.0, 13.0.0 HF1, 13.0.0 HF2, 13.0.0 HF3, 13.0.1

Fixed In:
13.1.1.4, 13.1.0

Opened: Mar 26, 2017
Severity: 4-Minor

Symptoms

ADMd daemon on device is spinning up rsync processes and not cleaning them up properly, causing tons of this zombie processes

Impact

No technical impact, but there are many zombie processes

Conditions

If rsync process ends via exit (in the case of some trouble)

Workaround

Restart admd (bigstart restart admd) to remove all existing rsync zombies.

Fix Information

admd should handle SIGCHLD signal from rsync (in the case of some trouble)

Behavior Change