Bug ID 908065: Logrotation for /var/log/avr blocked by files with .1 suffix

Last Modified: Nov 07, 2022

Bug Tracker

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

Known Affected Versions:
13.1.0, 13.1.0.1, 13.1.0.2, 13.1.0.3, 13.1.0.4, 13.1.0.5, 13.1.0.6, 13.1.0.7, 13.1.0.8, 13.1.1, 13.1.1.2, 13.1.1.3, 13.1.1.4, 13.1.1.5, 13.1.3, 13.1.3.1, 13.1.3.2, 13.1.3.3, 13.1.3.4, 14.0.0, 14.0.0.1, 14.0.0.2, 14.0.0.3, 14.0.0.4, 14.0.0.5, 14.0.1, 14.0.1.1, 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, 15.0.0, 15.0.1, 15.0.1.1, 15.0.1.2, 15.0.1.3, 15.0.1.4, 15.1.0, 15.1.0.1, 15.1.0.2, 15.1.0.3, 15.1.0.4, 15.1.0.5, 16.0.0, 16.0.0.1

Fixed In:
16.1.0, 16.0.1, 15.1.1, 14.1.2.8, 13.1.3.5

Opened: May 11, 2020
Severity: 3-Major

Symptoms

AVR logrotate reports errors in /var/log/avr: error: error creating output file /var/log/avr/avrd.log.1: File exists /var/log/avr/avrd.log will remain unchanged /var/log/avr/avrd.log.1 will remain unchanged

Impact

Logrotate does not work. This might fill the disk with logs over time.

Conditions

Files ending with .1 exist in the log directory.

Workaround

Remove or rename all of the .1 log files.

Fix Information

Fixed an issue with logrotate failing when files ending with .1 exist in the log directory.

Behavior Change