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Cisco Bug: CSCvv63761 - SMA upgrade with no interface named Management results in hermes crash

Last Modified

Sep 14, 2020

Products (1)

  • Cisco Content Security Management Appliance

Known Affected Releases

13.6.2-034

Description (partial)

Symptom:
SMA generates alerts with below application fault right after an upgrade is completed.

'An application fault occurred: (\'egg/ldap_api.py create_new_server_group|985\', "<type \'exceptions.KeyError\'>", "\'max_time_per_connection\'", \'[egg/hermes.py run|139] [egg/hermes.py _run1|475] [egg/ldap_api.py initialize|2413] [egg/ldap_api.py refresh_servergroups|1017] [egg/ldap_api.py create_new_server_group|985]\') argv: [\'hermes.pyo\']'

Attempting to save the configuration file from the appliance can also generate errors.

Traceback (most recent call last):
  File "/usr/build/iproot/ap/ipoe/ipoe/bootstrap.py", line 55, in <module>
  File "/data/lib/python2.6_10_amd64_nothr/runpy.py", line 128, in _run_module_as_main
    "__main__", fname, loader, pkg_name)
  File "/data/lib/python2.6_10_amd64_nothr/runpy.py", line 34, in _run_code
    exec code in run_globals
  File "build/bdist.freebsd-10.4-RELEASE-amd64/egg/cli.py", line 40526, in <module>
  File "build/bdist.freebsd-10.4-RELEASE-amd64/egg/cli.py", line 29537, in main
  File "build/bdist.freebsd-10.4-RELEASE-amd64/egg/cli.py", line 1003, in command_loop
  File "build/bdist.freebsd-10.4-RELEASE-amd64/egg/cli.py", line 37184, in do_command
  File "build/bdist.freebsd-10.4-RELEASE-amd64/egg/cli.py", line 37435, in main_input_run
  File "build/bdist.freebsd-10.4-RELEASE-amd64/egg/cli.py", line 37197, in run_func
  File "build/bdist.freebsd-10.4-RELEASE-amd64/egg/cli.py", line 32081, in saveconfig
  File "build/bdist.freebsd-10.4-RELEASE-amd64/egg/cli.py", line 32057, in _showconfig
  File "build/bdist.freebsd-10.4-RELEASE-amd64/egg/shared/System.py", line 301, in showconfig
  File "build/bdist.freebsd-10.4-RELEASE-amd64/egg/config_xml.py", line 317, in generate_xml
  File "build/bdist.freebsd-10.4-RELEASE-amd64/egg/config_xml.py", line 331, in generate_xml_config
  File "build/bdist.freebsd-10.4-RELEASE-amd64/egg/config_xml.py", line 1707, in _generate_xml_config
KeyError: 'max_time_per_connection'

Conditions:
SMA with no IP Interface named "Management" and LDAP profile configured.

To check interface settings, navigate to SMA UI Management Appliance -> Network -> IP Interfaces
To check LDAP settings, navigate to SMA UI Management Appliance -> System Administration -> LDAP
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