Bug ID 704073: Repeated 'bad transition' OOPS logging may appear in /var/log/ltm and /var/log/tmm

Last Modified: Nov 07, 2022

Affected Product(s):
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,, 13.0.0, 13.0.0 HF1, 13.0.0 HF2, 13.0.0 HF3, 13.0.1, 13.1.0,,,

Fixed In:

Opened: Jan 29, 2018

Severity: 3-Major

Related Article: K24233427


'bad transition' OOPS messages may be repeatedly logged to /var/log/ltm and /var/log/tmm over time, polluting the log files.


Log pollution and potential for performance degradation.


Although there are no definitive user-discernible conditions, use of SSL functionality might increase the likelihood of logging.


Suppress the logging using the following command: tmsh modify sys db tmm.oops value silent

Fix Information

The 'bad transition' OOPS logging has been demoted to internal, debug builds only.

Behavior Change

Guides & references

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