Bug ID 767009: Halting the host does not power off the host

Last Modified: Sep 14, 2023

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

Known Affected Versions:
14.1.0,,,,,, 14.1.2,,,,,,,,, 14.1.3,, 14.1.4,,,,,,, 14.1.5,,,,,

Opened: Apr 01, 2019

Severity: 3-Major


When you issue the 'halt' command, the host system does not power down.


The operating system halts; the host system does not power down. Note: The host powered down in versions earlier than 14.1.0.


Issue the 'halt' command.


To recover system after issuing the 'halt' command: AOM Command Menu: R --- Reset host subsystem

Fix Information


Behavior Change

Beginning in BIG-IP 14.1.0, the 'halt' command halts the operating system of the BIG-IP host subsystem, but does not power off the BIG-IP host subsystem.

Guides & references

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