Bug ID 867253: Systemd not deleting user journals

Last Modified: Mar 02, 2020

Bug Tracker

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, 14.1.0.4, 14.1.0.5, 14.1.0.6, 14.1.2, 14.1.2.1, 14.1.2.2, 14.1.2.3, 15.0.0, 15.0.1, 15.0.1.1, 15.0.1.2, 15.1.0

Opened: Jan 08, 2020
Severity: 3-Major

Symptoms

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

Impact

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.

Conditions

-- 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.

Workaround

Remove journal logs manually.

Fix Information

None

Behavior Change