Bug ID 439013: IPv6 link-local vlan tag handling incorrect

Last Modified: May 29, 2024

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

Known Affected Versions:
11.3.0, 11.4.0, 11.4.1, 11.5.0, 11.5.1, 11.5.2, 11.5.3

Fixed In:
11.6.0, 11.5.4, 11.4.1 HF6

Opened: Nov 26, 2013

Severity: 3-Major

Related Article: K15162


Validation is not allowing IPv6 link-local address with vlan tag


When trying to use the same IPv6 address on multiple vlans


Trying to create IPv6 link-local with vlan tag notation, or bits in the second group of the IPv6 address.


Put the desired IPv6 link-local address with the vlan tag notation in bigip_base.conf, and run "tmsh load sys config"

Fix Information

Validation now allows IPv6 link-local address with %vlan notation.

Behavior Change

It's no longer possible to use %vlan notation with non-link-local IPv6 address as object name.

Guides & references

K10134038: F5 Bug Tracker Filter Names and Tips