Bug ID 673701: 'tmsh show sys software' can erroneously show status 'installing hotfix' after inserting new blade

Last Modified: Apr 10, 2019

Bug Tracker

Affected Product:  See more info
BIG-IP TMOS(all modules)

Known Affected Versions:
11.5.1, 11.5.1 HF1, 11.5.1 HF10, 11.5.1 HF11, 11.5.1 HF2, 11.5.1 HF3, 11.5.1 HF4, 11.5.1 HF5, 11.5.1 HF6, 11.5.1 HF7, 11.5.1 HF8, 11.5.1 HF9, 11.5.2, 11.5.2 HF1, 11.5.3, 11.5.3 HF1, 11.5.3 HF2, 11.5.4, 11.5.4 HF1, 11.5.4 HF2, 11.5.4 HF3, 11.5.4 HF4, 11.5.5, 11.5.6, 11.5.7, 11.5.8, 11.5.9

Opened: Jul 11, 2017
Severity: 5-Cosmetic

Symptoms

After inserting a new blade into a chassis, it is possible that one of that blade's volumes will report status 'installing hotfix' instead of 'complete'. Example output of the command: tmsh show sys software: ----------------------------------------------------------- Sys::Software Status Volume Slot Product Version Build Active Status ----------------------------------------------------------- HD1.1 1 BIG-IP 11.5.3 2.0.196 no complete HD1.1 2 BIG-IP 11.5.3 2.0.196 no complete HD1.1 3 BIG-IP 11.5.3 2.0.196 no complete HD1.1 4 BIG-IP 11.5.3 2.0.196 no installing hotfix HD1.2 1 BIG-IP 11.5.3 2.234.196 yes complete HD1.2 2 BIG-IP 11.5.3 2.234.196 yes complete HD1.2 3 BIG-IP 11.5.3 2.234.196 yes complete HD1.2 4 BIG-IP 11.5.3 2.234.196 yes complete

Impact

Cosmetic. This has no effect on system behavior, only the display seen from 'tmsh show sys software'

Conditions

This can occur after inserting a new blade into a chassis. The specifics conditions that result in the issue are unknown.

Workaround

Run 'bigstart restart lind' or reboot the new blade.

Fix Information

None

Behavior Change