Bug ID 802281: Gossip shows active even when devices are missing

Last Modified: Oct 16, 2019

Bug Tracker

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

Known Affected Versions:
14.1.0,,,,,,, 14.1.2,, 15.0.0, 15.0.1

Opened: Jul 03, 2019
Severity: 3-Major


Gossip appears Active even when one or more devices go missing from device group. 'restcul shared/gossip' shows active on both devices, even when the devices are not listed in 'restcurl shared/resolver/device-groups/tm-shared-allBIG-IPs/devices'.


Gossip reports that it is working when it is not.


The conditions under which this issue occurs are unknown. This is an intermittent issue.


-- If the missing device is the active device, run the following command on the Active DSC Device: restcurl -X POST -d '{}' tm/shared/bigip-failover-state -- If the missing device is the standby device, reboot the device, make it active, and then run the following command: restcurl -X POST -d '{}' tm/shared/bigip-failover-state

Fix Information


Behavior Change