Bug ID 808281: OVA/Azure template sets '/var' partition with not enough space

Last Modified: Dec 15, 2020

Bug Tracker

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

Known Affected Versions:
13.1.0, 13.1.0.1, 13.1.0.2, 13.1.0.3, 13.1.0.4, 13.1.0.5, 13.1.0.6, 13.1.0.7, 13.1.0.8, 13.1.1, 13.1.1.2, 13.1.1.3, 13.1.1.4, 13.1.1.5, 13.1.3, 13.1.3.1, 13.1.3.2, 13.1.3.3, 13.1.3.4

Fixed In:
13.1.3.5

Opened: Jul 23, 2019
Severity: 3-Major

Symptoms

After booting a new BIG-IP Virtual Edition (VE) image from OVA or Azure, you see errors on the console: Broadcast message from root@localhost.localdomain: 011d0004:3: Disk partition /var has only 19% free.

Impact

System is generally un-usable; applications cannot operate without space in /var. Diskmonitor reports console errors and errors in /var/log/ltm.

Conditions

Installing BIG-IP software via the OVA template or Azure image.

Workaround

Remove unused APM binaries in /var/sam/images.

Fix Information

None

Behavior Change