Bug ID 1033969: MPLS label stripping needs next protocol indicator

Last Modified: Aug 14, 2021

Bug Tracker

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

Opened: Jul 15, 2021
Severity: 4-Minor

Symptoms

MPLS label stripping does not participate in the MPLS control-plane, and MPLS does not have a next protocol indicator.

Impact

GRE/MPLS packets with IPv6 traffic encapsulated are not forwarded to the egress VLAN.

Conditions

This is encountered when attempting to pass IPv6 packets to GRE-encapsulated MPLS on BIG-IP systems.

Workaround

None

Fix Information

None

Behavior Change