Bug ID 891093: iqsyncer does not handle stale pidfile

Last Modified: Jul 12, 2021

Bug Tracker

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

Known Affected Versions:
14.1.0,,,,,, 14.1.2,,,,,,,,, 14.1.3,, 15.1.0,,,,,, 15.1.1, 15.1.2, 16.0.0,, 16.0.1

Fixed In:
16.1.0,,, 14.1.4

Opened: Mar 18, 2020
Severity: 3-Major


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


Gtm config changes and gtm_add operations are blocked


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


Remove iqsyncer pid file manually or reboot

Fix Information

Stale iqsyncer pid file condition handled in iqsyncer application

Behavior Change