Bug ID 1019749: Enabling DHCP for management should not be allowed on vCMP guest

Last Modified: Jan 20, 2023

Bug Tracker

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 19, 2021
Severity: 3-Major


Options to enable DHCP for the management interface are available on vCMP guests.


VCMP guest can be configured with options that are incompatible with VCMP operation. This might result in a loss of management IP in the guest after a reboot


-- BIG-IP vCMP guest running on an appliance


Do not attempt to DHCP on the management interface of a vCMP guest.

Fix Information


Behavior Change