Bug ID 653573: ADMd not cleaning up child rsync processes

Last Modified: Apr 10, 2019

Bug Tracker

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,,,,,,,, 12.1.4,, 13.0.0, 13.0.0 HF1, 13.0.0 HF2, 13.0.0 HF3, 13.0.1

Fixed In:, 13.1.0

Opened: Mar 26, 2017
Severity: 4-Minor


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


No technical impact, but there are many zombie processes


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


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