Bug ID 718817: Software installation on secondary blade of VIPRION or VIPRION-based vCMP guest can fail.

Last Modified: Nov 07, 2022

Bug Tracker

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

Known Affected Versions:
13.1.0, 13.1.0.1, 13.1.0.2, 13.1.0.3, 13.1.0.4, 13.1.0.5, 13.1.0.6, 13.1.0.7, 13.1.0.8, 13.1.1, 13.1.1.2, 13.1.1.3, 14.0.0, 14.0.0.1, 14.0.0.2

Fixed In:
14.1.0, 14.0.0.3, 13.1.1.4

Opened: May 07, 2018
Severity: 3-Major

Symptoms

Software installation on secondary blade of VIPRION or VIPRION-based vCMP guest fails due to a race condition. There are log entries in /var/log/liveinstall.log: -- error: status 256 returned by command: F5_INSTALL_SESSION_TYPE=install tmsh -f save sys ucs /var/tmp/kRf24pKXTQ.ucs. -- info: tar: config/.ucs_base_mac: Cannot stat: No such file or directory. -- info: Unexpected Error: UCS saving process failed.

Impact

Software installation fails.

Conditions

-- Installing onto secondary VIPRION blade or onto VIPRION-based vCMP guest.

Workaround

You can use either workaround: -- Add 'ignore .ucs_base_mac' to the 'monitor dir /config' stanza in /etc/csyncd.conf on all blades, and then restart csyncd on all blades by running "clsh bigstart restart csyncd" -- Retry the installation until it succeeds.

Fix Information

None

Behavior Change