Bug ID 939249: iSeries LCD changes to secure mode after multiple reboots

Last Modified: Sep 14, 2023

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

Known Affected Versions:
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, 14.1.4, 14.1.4.1, 14.1.4.2, 14.1.4.3, 14.1.4.4, 14.1.4.5, 14.1.4.6, 14.1.5, 14.1.5.1, 14.1.5.2, 14.1.5.3, 14.1.5.4, 14.1.5.6, 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, 15.1.2, 15.1.2.1, 15.1.3, 15.1.3.1, 15.1.4, 15.1.4.1, 15.1.5, 15.1.5.1, 15.1.6, 15.1.6.1, 15.1.7, 15.1.8, 15.1.8.1, 15.1.8.2, 15.1.9, 15.1.9.1, 15.1.10, 16.0.0, 16.0.0.1, 16.0.1, 16.0.1.1, 16.0.1.2, 16.1.0, 16.1.1, 16.1.2, 16.1.2.1, 16.1.2.2, 16.1.3, 16.1.3.1, 16.1.3.2, 16.1.3.3, 16.1.3.4, 16.1.3.5, 16.1.4

Opened: Aug 21, 2020

Severity: 3-Major

Symptoms

After repeatedly rebooting an iSeries platform, the LCD can become erroneously set to secure mode on its own, and you are unable to use the menus on the LCD.

Impact

-- LCD becomes set to secure mode. -- The bigdb variable lcd.showmenu is changed to 'disable'.

Conditions

-- Repeated reboots of the device. -- The db lcd.showmenu value initially set to enable are required. -- Other required conditions are not fully known.

Workaround

Run the commands: tmsh modify sys db lcd.showmenu value disable tmsh modify sys db lcd.showmenu value enable This clears the secure mode of the LCD.

Fix Information

None

Behavior Change

Guides & references

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