Bug ID 1102837: Use native driver for e810 instead of sock

Last Modified: Jan 20, 2023

Bug Tracker

Affected Product:  See more info
BIG-IP LTM(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,, 16.1.0, 16.1.1, 16.1.2,,, 16.1.3,,,, 17.0.0,,

Fixed In:

Opened: Apr 26, 2022
Severity: 3-Major


Default driver sock cannot provide good performance.


Default driver sock cannot provide good performance.


Running BIG-IP Virtual Edition (sock is the default virtual function network driver for VE until 15.1.6 release)


No mitigation when native drivers are not yet available for e810 NIC (for example, 15.1.6 and earlier). Default driver sock are used and that is unable to provide good performance.

Fix Information

This release provides a native driver.

Behavior Change