Bug ID 422630: Issue with VXLAN using default profile

Last Modified: May 29, 2024

Affected Product(s):
BIG-IP None(all modules)

Known Affected Versions:

Fixed In:
11.5.0, 11.4.1 HF2, 11.4.0 HF4

Opened: Jun 04, 2013

Severity: 3-Major


Customer may notice issues deploying VXLAN while interoperating with non BIG-IP devices if using the default VXLAN profile.


Customer may notice issues while interoperating with non BIG-IP devices.


The default VXLAN UDP port in the BIG-IP VXLAN profile is 8472. The latest RFC draft uses the IANA assigned port 4789.


Change the VXLAN UDP port in the VXLAN profile to 4789 using 'tmsh modify net tunnel vxlan vxlan port 4789'.

Fix Information

Use the default port suggested by the RFC for VXLAN profile.

Behavior Change

Guides & references

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