Bug ID 891093: iqsyncer does not handle stale pidfile

Last Modified: Jul 12, 2021

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

Known Affected Versions:
14.1.0, 14.1.0.1, 14.1.0.2, 14.1.0.3, 14.1.0.5, 14.1.0.6, 14.1.2, 14.1.2.1, 14.1.2.2, 14.1.2.3, 14.1.2.4, 14.1.2.5, 14.1.2.6, 14.1.2.7, 14.1.2.8, 14.1.3, 14.1.3.1, 15.1.0, 15.1.0.1, 15.1.0.2, 15.1.0.3, 15.1.0.4, 15.1.0.5, 15.1.1, 15.1.2, 16.0.0, 16.0.0.1, 16.0.1

Fixed In:
16.1.0, 16.0.1.1, 15.1.2.1, 14.1.4

Opened: Mar 18, 2020
Severity: 3-Major

Symptoms

Stale /var/run/iqsyncer.pid file is causing a new iqsyncer application to exit immediately after start.

Impact

Gtm config changes and gtm_add operations are blocked

Conditions

iqsyncer applications is killed by Linux kernel or any other reason causing a stale iqsyncer pid file

Workaround

Remove iqsyncer pid file manually or reboot

Fix Information

Stale iqsyncer pid file condition handled in iqsyncer application

Behavior Change