Bug ID 733585: Merged can use %100 of CPU if all stats snapshot files are in the future

Last Modified: Oct 16, 2023

Affected Product(s):
BIG-IP TMOS(all modules)

Known Affected Versions:
12.1.0, 12.1.1, 12.1.2, 12.1.3,,,,,,,, 12.1.4,, 12.1.5,,,, 12.1.6, 14.0.0,,,,,, 14.0.1,

Fixed In:

Opened: Jul 11, 2018

Severity: 3-Major


Merged uses %100 of CPU if it cannot remove the oldest snapshot file, due to all snapshot files having timestamps in the future.


Merged using %100 of the CPU.


All stats snapshot file having timestamps in the future, release has the fix for issue 721740, but not this issue.


Remove snapshot stats files that have timestamps in the future and restart merged.

Fix Information

Correctly exit cleanup logic when all stats snapshot files have timestamps in the future.

Behavior Change

Guides & references

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