Bug ID 970829: iSeries LCD incorrectly displays secure mode

Last Modified: Jul 31, 2021

Bug Tracker

Affected Product:  See more info
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

Opened: Dec 08, 2020
Severity: 2-Critical
Related AskF5 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