Bug ID 1034481: When using IPv6 on floating management address and DHCP, it is possible to get different IP addresses on failover

Last Modified: Dec 07, 2023

Affected Product(s):
F5OS Velos(all modules)

Fixed In:
F5OS-C 1.3.0

Opened: Jul 19, 2021

Severity: 2-Critical

Symptoms

When running IPv6 and using DHCP to assign the floating management address, a chassis failover event might cause the IP address to be changed.

Impact

Services will not be available on the floating management address as expected, and the interface will map to an unexpected IPv6 address.

Conditions

Running IPv6, using DHCP for floating management address and failing over a system controller. IPv4 and static IPv6 addresses are unaffected.

Workaround

None

Fix Information

None

Behavior Change

Guides & references

K10134038: F5 Bug Tracker Filter Names and Tips