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Cisco Bug: CSCuq16122 - Bad file descriptor errors in sds_client logs lead to workq pauses

Last Modified

Oct 03, 2019

Products (1)

  • Cisco Email Security Appliance

Known Affected Releases

8.5.6-063 8.5.7-043 9.0.0-500 9.1.0-028 9.1.0-032

Description (partial)

Customers will see messages being processed and entries similar to this in their antispam_logs:

Warning: case antispam - engine (57337) : [MID 123456789] webint: Timed out trying to receive from WBRS socket at Mail/case-daemon/Plugin/ line 1130, <GEN88> line 188. 
Warning: case antispam - engine (57337) : [MID 123456789] webint: request id [57337.1403716704] failed at Mail/case-daemon/Plugin/ line 1083, <GEN88> line 188.

- Running version 8.5.6-063 or upgrading from 8.5.6-106 to 9.0.0-500.
- URL Filtering is enabled.

This can be a symptom of excessive network delays and increased DNS lookup times. use 'websecuritydiagnostics' command to see what the current response time and DNS lookup times look like.

c670e07.ibeng> websecuritydiagnostics

1. Show statistics for entire uptime duration
2. Show statistics for most recent 600 seconds

Available Data Range (10 minutes): Thu May 21 16:08:24 2015 to Thu May 21 16:18:27 2015
URLs in Cache : 12334 
Cache Hits : 6543 
URL Requests : 78643 
Response Time (milliseconds)
Minimum : 45.5600
Average : 67.3400
Maximum : 128.0000
DNS Lookup Time (milliseconds)
Minimum : 10.0450
Average : 30.1000
Maximum : 70.5000

If these appear excessive, implement the suggested workaround

Related Community Discussions

GD Availability of AsyncOS 9.6.0-042 for ESA
Cisco is pleased to announce the General Deployment (GD) milestone for 9.6.0-042 for Email Security.  This release applies to Cisco Email Security Appliances (ESA)[C-Series, X-Series, and all virtual appliances].  9.6.0-042 encompasses both the earlier 9.5 Beta/Limited Deployment (LD) release(s) and 9.6 fixes and feature/product enhancements.  Please see the release notes for complete details for “What’s New in AsyncOS 9.6 for Cisco Email Security Appliances.”   Short list of defects fixed in AsyncOS ...
Latest activity: Jul 20, 2015
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