Bug ID 872237: CPU spikes on managed BIG-IP devices when using iApp analytics

Last Modified: Jul 12, 2023

Affected Product(s):
BIG-IQ AppIQ(all modules)

Known Affected Versions:
7.0.0,,, 7.1.0

Fixed In:

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

Fix Information

CPU spikes no longer occur as a result of status queries to BIG-IP devices.

Behavior Change

Guides & references

K10134038: F5 Bug Tracker Filter Names and Tips