Bug ID 867253: Systemd not deleting user journals

Last Modified: Apr 01, 2021

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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,, 16.0.0,, 16.0.1,

Opened: Jan 08, 2020
Severity: 3-Major


When setting "SystemMaxUse" to any value, systemd does not get honored and the specified size is exceeded


Journald filling up file system size. These journals are allocated with a minimum size of 4MiB and are not removed when the log entries age-out.


-- Using a Non-TMOS user account with external authentication permission. -- Systemd-journald is configured to create a user journal for every user that logs into the BIG-IP system.


Remove journal logs manually.

Fix Information


Behavior Change