Bug ID 701039: Requests do not appear in local logging due to rare file descriptor exhaustion

Last Modified: Nov 07, 2022

Affected Product(s):
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,,,,,,

Fixed In:

Opened: Jan 08, 2018

Severity: 3-Major


In an extremely rare circumstance, requests do not appear in local logging due to file descriptor exhaustion in asmlogd.


Requests do not appear in local logging.


-- ASM configured. -- ASM policy with an associated 'Log all requests' logging profile. -- Requests sent to virtual server. -- View Request Log.


Restart ASM, or pkill -f asmlogd.

Fix Information

Requests appear in local logging correctly.

Behavior Change

Guides & references

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