Bug ID 1126505: HSB and switch pause frames impact data traffic

Last Modified: Mar 17, 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,

Opened: Jul 14, 2022
Severity: 3-Major


There are cases where the HSB and switch report pause frames on the HSB <-> switch interfaces. This can be seen in the switch interface stats: name counters.rx_pause ---- ----------------- 9.1 11522051 10.1 11392101


There can be an impact on networking traffic.


The iSeries platforms with an HSB and switch.


There is no workaround for this issue. When this condition happens, the unit needs to be rebooted to clear the issue.

Fix Information


Behavior Change