Bug ID 757431: mcpd process killed after upgrade from 12.1.3

Last Modified: Sep 27, 2019

Bug Tracker

Affected Product:  See more info
BIG-IP Install/Upgrade, LTM(all modules)

Known Affected Versions:
14.1.0, 14.1.0.1, 14.1.0.2, 14.1.0.3, 14.1.0.4, 14.1.0.5, 14.1.0.6, 14.1.2, 14.1.2.1, 15.0.0, 15.0.1

Opened: Feb 01, 2019
Severity: 3-Major

Symptoms

The BIG-IP appliance fails to become available after upgrade, and the mcpd process keeps restarting.

Impact

The BIG-IP system fails to become operational.

Conditions

A BIG-IP system is upgraded from 12.1.3 to 14.1.0, with a very large configuration. For example, this was encountered with more than 8,000 virtual servers and more than 600 monitor instances.

Workaround

If you are encountering this, you can disable the mcpd heartbeat with the following command to complete the upgrade: tmsh modify sys daemon-ha mcpd heartbeat disable Once the upgrade is complete, enable the heartbeat: tmsh modify sys daemon-ha mcpd heartbeat enable

Fix Information

None

Behavior Change