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

Last Modified: Oct 21, 2020

Bug Tracker

Affected Product:  See more info
BIG-IP PEM(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, 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, 15.1.1, 16.0.0, 16.0.0.1

Opened: May 12, 2020
Severity: 2-Critical

Symptoms

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

Impact

You cannot logon to the system using LDAP authentication.

Conditions

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

Workaround

None.

Fix Information

None

Behavior Change