Bug ID 821309: After an initial boot, mcpd has a defunct child "systemctl" process

Last Modified: Jul 22, 2021

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Affected Product:  See more info
BIG-IP LTM(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, 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

Fixed In:
16.0.0, 15.1.0.5, 14.1.2.7

Opened: Sep 04, 2019
Severity: 3-Major

Symptoms

Zombie "systemctl" process, as a child of mcpd.

Impact

Minimal; a single zombie process is created.

Conditions

Reboot of the BIG-IP.

Workaround

To get rid of the process, you can restart mcpd.

Fix Information

None

Behavior Change