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

Last Modified: Sep 23, 2021

Bug Tracker

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

Known Affected Versions:
14.1.0,,,,,, 14.1.2,,,,,,,,, 14.1.3,, 14.1.4,,,,, 15.0.0, 15.0.1,,,,, 15.1.0,,,,,, 15.1.1, 15.1.2,, 15.1.3,, 15.1.4, 16.0.0,, 16.0.1,,

Opened: Aug 29, 2019
Severity: 5-Cosmetic


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


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


Conditions under which this occurs are unknown.


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


Behavior Change