CachePulse Expiration Date not updated on the ProxySG after renewing subscription


Article ID: 168923


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ProxySG Software - SGOS


The Expiration date for the CachePulse service on your ProxySG is showing as expired, or soon to expire, even though a valid subscription renewal has been purchased and is visible in Network Protection Licensing Portal. In the ProxySG sysinfo file, this may appear as follows:

Stat: CachePulse Expiration
Current State                 : WARNING
Last Transition               : Wed, 20 Jan 2016 14:09:17 UTC
Current Value                 : 2
Unit of Measurement           : days left
Warning Threshold             : 30
Warning Interval              : 0
Critical Threshold            : 0
Critical Interval             : 0
Notification Method           : log


The root-cause of this issue is a minor bug in the SGOS CachePulse component.


BlueCoat advise to perform the following steps outside of production hours wherever possible, or at a time of relatively low traffic-load on the proxy.

To resolve this issue, simply disable and then re-enable the CachePulse service on the proxy. This can be done in the GUI or from the CLI.

Using the GUI:

  1. Navigate to Configuration > Proxy Settings > General > Cachepulse.
  2. Remove the tick from the CachePulse Enable check-box.
  3. Click Apply.
  4. Replace the tick in the CachePulse Enable check-box.
  5. Click Apply

Using the CLI:

  1. #(config)cachepulse
  2. #(config cachepulse)disable
  3. #(config cachepulse)enable

After applying either the GUI or CLI fix above, the new expiration date should now be visible in the ProxySG GUI or in its sysinfo.