Bug ID 426508: Inconsistent OSPFv3 default-information originate behavior

Last Modified: Oct 06, 2020

Bug Tracker

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

Known Affected Versions:
11.3.0, 11.4.0, 11.4.1

Fixed In:
11.5.0, 11.4.1 HF9, 11.4.0 HF4

Opened: Jul 29, 2013
Severity: 3-Major
Related AskF5 Article:


When the "default-information originate" option is configured on Open Shortest Path First (OSPFv3) protocol, a default route Link State Advertisements (LSA) would only be originated if a default route was configured before "default-information originate"


Default IPv6 route not advertised via OSPFv3.


The Open Shortest Path First (OSPFv3) protocol is configured to redistribute default route information using the default-information originate option.


Remove and readd "default-information originate" from the OSPFv3 configuration.

Fix Information

"default-information originate" in OSPFv3 now correctly detects the additional and deletion of a default route.

Behavior Change