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

Last Modified: Sep 13, 2023

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

Known Affected Versions:,,, 13.1.3,,,,

Fixed In:

Opened: Jul 23, 2019

Severity: 3-Major


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.


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


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


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

Fix Information


Behavior Change

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