Bug ID 970829: iSeries LCD incorrectly displays secure mode

Last Modified: May 18, 2024

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

Known Affected Versions:
16.0.1.1, 15.1.3, 15.1.2.1, 14.1.4.3, 14.1.4.2, 14.1.4.1, 14.1.4, 14.1.3, 14.1.2.3

Fixed In:
16.1.0, 16.0.1.2, 15.1.4, 14.1.4.4

Opened: Dec 08, 2020

Severity: 2-Critical

Related Article: K03310534

Symptoms

On iSeries platforms, the LCD continuously displays secure mode and does not respond to user input.

Impact

The LCD does not respond to user input. The LCD continuously displays secure mode. The /var/log/touchscreen_lcd fills up with error messages: -- err lcdui[1236]: URL: http://127.4.2.1/mgmt/tm/sys/failover, result: 'Host requires authentication' (204), HTTP method 2, status 401. The restjavad-audit.*.log may contain similar messages [I][19005][18 Mar 2021 21:25:02 UTC][ForwarderPassThroughWorker] {"user":"local/null","method":"GET","uri":"http://localhost:8100/mgmt/shared/identified-devices/config/device-info","status":401,"from":"127.4.2.2"} [I][19007][18 Mar 2021 21:25:02 UTC][ForwarderPassThroughWorker] {"user":"local/null","method":"GET","uri":"http://localhost:8100/mgmt/tm/sys/global-settings","status":401,"from":"127.4.2.2"} [I][19009][18 Mar 2021 21:25:02 UTC][ForwarderPassThroughWorker] {"user":"local/null","method":"GET","uri":"http://localhost:8100/mgmt/tm/sys/failover","status":401,"from":"127.4.2.2"}

Conditions

This occurs if the admin password is anything other than the default on iSeries platforms.

Workaround

None

Fix Information

The LCD now functions normally, and no authentication errors appear in the logs.

Behavior Change

Guides & references

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