Original Publication Date: 10/18/2012
Updated Date: 01/23/2013
When importing the F5-BIGIP-COMMON MIB file into an external MIB tool, it may result in an error.
The BIG-IP MIB file named F5-BIGIP-COMMON-MIB.txt contains trailing commas in the IMPORTS section which may prevent some external MIB tools from importing it.
The import may fail and result in an error on the external MIB tool.
As a result of this issue, you may encounter the following symptoms:
F5 Product Development has assigned ID 392860 to this issue, and has confirmed that this issue exists in the products listed in the Applies To box. For information about releases or hotfixes that resolve this issue, refer to the following table:
|Type of Fix
|Release||11.3.0||SOL2200: Most recent versions of F5 software|
To work around this issue, you can remove the trailing commas at the end of lines in the IMPORTS section of the affected MIB file. To do so, perform the following procedure:
Impact of workaround: None
Note: You cannot edit the F5-BIGIP-COMMON-MIB.txt file directly on the BIG-IP system as the file is located on a read-only file system.
MODULE-IDENTITY, OBJECT-TYPE, NOTIFICATION-TYPE,
MODULE-COMPLIANCE, OBJECT-GROUP, NOTIFICATION-GROUP,
After modification, the IMPORTS section may appear as follows:
MODULE-IDENTITY, OBJECT-TYPE, NOTIFICATION-TYPE
MODULE-COMPLIANCE, OBJECT-GROUP, NOTIFICATION-GROUP