Bug ID 1289981: All types of traffic dropped for a tenant when vlan group mode is configured on r2k/r4k platforms

Last Modified: Nov 02, 2023

Affected Product(s):
BIG-IP All(all modules)

Known Affected Versions:
15.1.6, 15.1.6.1, 15.1.7, 15.1.8, 15.1.8.1, 15.1.8.2, 15.1.9, 15.1.9.1, 15.1.10, 15.1.10.2, 17.1.0, 17.1.0.1, 17.1.0.2, 17.1.0.3

Fixed In:
17.1.1

Opened: Apr 18, 2023

Severity: 1-Blocking

Symptoms

On r2k/r4k platforms, the tenant traffic stops working when any of the vlan-group modes [ translucent, transparent, opaque] is configured. Removing the vlan-group mode configuration restores the traffic.

Impact

Traffic to tenant stops working and all the traffic to tenant is dropped.

Conditions

Configuring any of vlan group modes [transparent, translucent or opaque] on r2k/r4k.

Workaround

Remove the vlan-group group configuration.

Fix Information

Unicast promoscious mode is set in the guest OS iavf driver during the initialization.

Behavior Change

Guides & references

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