Bug ID 701341: If /config/BigDB.dat is empty, mcpd continuously restarts

Last Modified: May 01, 2019

Bug Tracker

Affected Product:  See more info
BIG-IP All(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, 13.1.0,,,,,,,,, 13.1.1,,,,,, 14.0.0,,,,, 14.1.0,,,,

Opened: Jan 10, 2018
Severity: 3-Major
Related AskF5 Article:


If another issue causes /config/BigDB.dat to be empty, mcpd will fail to start up.


The system will fail to start up, and mcpd will continually restart.


The event causing BigDB.dat to be truncated is unknown at this time.


Remove this empty file. (If BigDB.dat is nonexistent, the issue will not occur.)

Fix Information


Behavior Change