Bug ID 908517: LDAP authenticating failures seen because of 'Too many open file handles at client (nslcd)'

Last Modified: Sep 13, 2023

Affected Product(s):
BIG-IP PEM(all modules)

Known Affected Versions:
14.1.0,,,,,, 14.1.2,,,,,,,,, 14.1.3,, 15.0.0, 15.0.1,,,,, 15.1.0,,,,,, 15.1.1, 15.1.2,, 16.0.0,, 16.0.1

Fixed In:
16.1.0,, 15.1.3, 14.1.4

Opened: May 12, 2020

Severity: 2-Critical


LDAP authentication fails with an error message: err nslcd[2867]: accept() failed: Too many open files


You cannot logon to the system using LDAP authentication.


This problem occurs when user-template is used instead of Bind DN.



Fix Information

LDAP authentication now succeeds when user-template is used.

Behavior Change

Guides & references

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