Bug ID 700315: Ctrl+C does not terminate TShark

Last Modified: Apr 10, 2019

Bug Tracker

Affected Product:  See more info
BIG-IP TMOS(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, 13.1.0, 13.1.0.1, 13.1.0.2, 13.1.0.3

Fixed In:
14.1.0, 14.0.0, 13.1.0.4, 12.1.3.6

Opened: Dec 31, 2017
Severity: 1-Blocking
Related AskF5 Article:
K26130444

Symptoms

A running TShark process on the BIG-IP system has problems exiting when the user is finished capturing and presses CTRL+C while listening on a tmm VLAN or 0.0.

Impact

TShark does not exit as expected when pressing CTRL+C.

Conditions

-- Using TShark on a tmm VLAN or 0.0. -- Pressing Ctrl+C to exit.

Workaround

To recover, you can move the process to the background (CTRL+Z) and then halt the process, by running a command similar to the following: kill -9 'pidof tshark'

Fix Information

Ctrl+C now terminates TShark as expected.

Behavior Change