Bug ID 890513: MCPD fails to load configuration from binary database

Last Modified: Aug 05, 2020

Bug Tracker

Affected Product:  See more info
BIG-IP LTM(all modules)

Known Affected Versions:
15.1.0.4

Fixed In:
16.0.0

Opened: Mar 17, 2020
Severity: 2-Critical

Symptoms

Mcpd errors are found in /var/log/ltm: -- err mcpd[16068]: 01070734:3: Configuration error: MCPProcessor::initializeDB: basic_string::_S_create -- err mcpd[16068]: 01070596:3: An unexpected failure has occurred, basic_string::_S_create, exiting... -- err mcpd[16978]: 01b50049:3: FipsUserMgr Error: Master key load failure.

Impact

MCPD does not restore the configuration from its binary database, but instead re-reads the text config files (bigip.conf, et al.).

Conditions

-- Restart MCPD (e.g. by rebooting the BIG-IP) -- This affects BIG-IP v15.1.0.4 running on all platforms with the exception of the following: + i5820-DF / i7820-DF + 5250v-F / 7200v-F + 10200v-F + 10350v-F

Workaround

None.

Fix Information

MCPD is again able to restore its configuration from the binary database during startup

Behavior Change