Bug ID 1017897: Self IP address creation fails with 'ioctl failed: No such device'

Last Modified: Jan 20, 2023

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Affected Product:  See more info
BIG-IP TMOS(all modules)

Known Affected Versions:
15.1.0,,,,,, 15.1.1, 15.1.2,, 15.1.3,, 15.1.4,, 15.1.5,, 15.1.6,, 15.1.7, 15.1.8,, 16.0.0,, 16.0.1,,, 16.1.0, 16.1.1, 16.1.2,,, 16.1.3,,,, 17.0.0,,

Opened: May 12, 2021
Severity: 3-Major


Creating a self IP address after a route-domain using TMSH reports an error: 01070712:3: Cannot get device index for Backend in rd2 - ioctl failed: No such device.


Self IP address creation fails after route-domain creation. Unable to run declarative-onboarding declaration.


Using tmsh, create a Trunk, create a VLAN on the trunk, create a route-domain, then create a self IP address.


Add a short delay after modifying/creating the route domain before creating the self IP address. Note: Self IP address should be created after route-domain creation.

Fix Information


Behavior Change