Bug ID 744204: PCCD may exhaust system memory when compiling

Last Modified: Aug 24, 2021

Bug Tracker

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

Known Affected Versions:
14.1.0, 14.1.0.1, 14.1.0.2, 14.1.0.3, 14.1.0.5, 14.1.0.6, 14.1.2, 14.1.2.1, 14.1.2.2, 14.1.2.3, 14.1.2.4, 14.1.2.5, 14.1.2.6, 14.1.2.7, 14.1.2.8, 14.1.3, 14.1.3.1, 14.1.4, 14.1.4.1, 14.1.4.2, 14.1.4.3

Fixed In:
15.0.0, 14.1.4.4

Opened: Sep 16, 2018
Severity: 3-Major

Symptoms

PCCD will endlessly allocate memory during some compilations, causing the device to become unresponsive.

Impact

Device becomes unresponsive.

Conditions

Certain rare configurations, such as having a single rule with 4095 vlans in Zone configurations.

Workaround

Remove the offending configuration change. In order to do this, first run "bigstart stop pccd" in order to reclaim the memory that PCCD has consumed, and then edit the configuration.

Fix Information

None

Behavior Change