Bug ID 704536: Occasionally, pkcs11d cores at Good, Better, Best license change on VE

Last Modified: Nov 07, 2022

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

Known Affected Versions:
11.6.0, 11.6.0 HF1, 11.6.0 HF2, 11.6.0 HF3, 11.6.0 HF4, 11.6.0 HF5, 11.6.0 HF6, 11.6.0 HF7, 11.6.0 HF8, 11.6.1, 11.6.1 HF1, 11.6.1 HF2, 11.6.2, 11.6.2 HF1, 11.6.3,,,,, 11.6.4, 11.6.5,,,

Opened: Jan 31, 2018
Severity: 2-Critical


Occasionally, pkcs11d restarts when changing a license's Good, Better, Best option.


pkcs11d automatically restarts after the core. This is an occasional restart issue. Because this happens only when switching licenses, this does not affect normal BIG-IP system operation.


-- When Safenet netHSM is used with BIG-IP Virtual Edition (VE). -- Changing an F5 license from or to Good, Better, Best.



Fix Information


Behavior Change