Bug ID 764969: ILX no longer supports symlinks in workspaces as of v14.1.0

Last Modified: Apr 10, 2019

Bug Tracker

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

Opened: Mar 25, 2019
Severity: 3-Major

Symptoms

The GUI and TMSH report an error message if a symlink is present, and the workspace does not run. The error appears similar to the following: General database error retrieving information. General error: 01070711:3: boost::filesystem::status: Permission denied: "/var/ilx/workspaces/Common/test_links1/tmp_file" in statement [SELECT COUNT(*) FROM dev_workspace WHERE name LIKE '%'].

Impact

The ILX module is not accessible via the GUI, and the workspace with the symlink cannot be run.

Conditions

-- An ILX workspace is in the configuration. -- The workspace contains a symlink.

Workaround

1. Remove the symlink. 2. Copy the file into the workspace.

Fix Information

None

Behavior Change