Bug ID 818777: MCPD error - Trouble allocating MAC address for VLAN object

Last Modified: Jul 23, 2021

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

Known Affected Versions:
14.1.0, 14.1.0.1, 14.1.0.2, 14.1.0.3, 14.1.0.5, 14.1.0.6, 14.1.2, 14.1.2.1, 14.1.2.2, 14.1.2.3, 14.1.2.4, 14.1.2.5, 14.1.2.6, 14.1.2.7, 14.1.2.8, 14.1.3, 14.1.3.1, 14.1.4, 14.1.4.1, 14.1.4.2, 14.1.4.3, 15.0.0, 15.0.1, 15.0.1.1, 15.0.1.2, 15.0.1.3, 15.0.1.4, 15.1.0, 15.1.0.1, 15.1.0.2, 15.1.0.3, 15.1.0.4, 15.1.0.5, 15.1.1, 15.1.2, 15.1.2.1, 15.1.3, 15.1.3.1, 16.0.0, 16.0.0.1, 16.0.1, 16.0.1.1, 16.0.1.2

Opened: Aug 29, 2019
Severity: 5-Cosmetic

Symptoms

You see the following errors in /var/log/ltm: err mcpd[8985]: 0107071c:3: Trouble allocating mac address for vlan object /Common/external.

Impact

There is no known impact to the system as a result of this log message.

Conditions

Conditions under which this occurs are unknown.

Workaround

If this reoccurs, you can try force reloading mcpd. For more information, see K13030: Forcing the mcpd process to reload the BIG-IP configuration, available at https://support.f5.com/csp/article/K13030.

Fix Information

None

Behavior Change