Last Modified: Nov 07, 2022
Known Affected Versions:
7.0.0, 188.8.131.52, 184.108.40.206, 7.1.0
Opened: Jan 23, 2020 Severity: 3-Major
BIG-IQ regularly queries the status of virtual servers and pools on BIG-IP devices running iApp, which can cause CPU spikes when the number of servers and pools are high.
CPU usage spikes on managed BIG-IP devices when they reach maximum usage when statistics collection is enabled.
When collecting statistics with iApp on BIG-IP devices that have more than 600 virtual servers and/or 400 pools.
For BIG-IQ version 7.1, see the following article for a workaround: https://support.f5.com/csp/article/K53001642
CPU spikes no longer occur as a result of status queries to BIG-IP devices.