Bug ID 422698: LTM Virtual with DHCP address not Auto-Discovered

Last Modified: Oct 06, 2020

Bug Tracker

Affected Product:  See more info
BIG-IP GTM(all modules)

Known Affected Versions:
10.2.4, 11.0.0, 11.1.0, 11.2.0, 11.2.1, 11.3.0, 11.4.1

Opened: Jun 05, 2013
Severity: 3-Major
Related AskF5 Article:
K15190

Symptoms

If GTM attempts to auto-discover LTM Virtual with DHCP address (i.e.: 255.255.255.255 or ff02::1:2), it will fail and Auto-Discovery will halt. Log messages such as the following may appear: BIG-IP46 err mcpd[5861]: 01020060:3: IP Address 255.255.255.255 is invalid, must not be all ones.

Impact

Auto-discovery fails to function.

Conditions

This occurs when GTM attempts to auto-discover LTM Virtual with DHCP address.

Workaround

Use a different IP address for your DHCP virtual.

Fix Information

None

Behavior Change