Bug ID 866073: Add option to exclude stats collection in qkview to avoid very large data files

Last Modified: Mar 28, 2024

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

Known Affected Versions:
12.1.0, 12.1.1, 12.1.2, 12.1.3,,,,,,,, 12.1.4,, 12.1.5,,,, 12.1.6, 13.0.0, 13.0.0 HF1, 13.0.0 HF2, 13.0.0 HF3, 13.0.1, 13.1.0,,,,,,,,, 13.1.1,,,,, 13.1.3,,,,,,, 13.1.4,, 13.1.5,, 14.0.0,,,,,, 14.0.1,, 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,

Fixed In:
16.1.0,, 15.1.4,

Opened: Jan 02, 2020

Severity: 3-Major


Statistics collection may cause qkview files to be too large for the iHealth service to parse, or may cause memory allocation errors: qkview: tmstat_map_file: mmap: Cannot allocate memory qkview: tmstat_subscribe: /var/tmstat/blade/tmm5: Cannot allocate memory at 0xa08a938


Qkview files may not be able to be parsed by the iHealth service. Also, memory allocation error messages may be displayed when generating qkview.


Qkview is executed on an appliance or chassis that has a very large configuration.



Fix Information

Qkview now has a -x option that can be used to exclude statistics collection in the stat_module.xml file.

Behavior Change

Qkview now has a -x option that can be used to exclude statistics collection.

Guides & references

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