Bug ID 470788: Creating static ARP entry with unreachable IP address causes BIG-IP to be unreachable after reboot

Last Modified: Oct 06, 2020

Bug Tracker

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

Known Affected Versions:
10.2.4, 11.5.1, 11.5.1 HF1, 11.5.1 HF10, 11.5.1 HF11, 11.5.1 HF2, 11.5.1 HF3, 11.5.1 HF4, 11.5.1 HF5, 11.5.1 HF6, 11.5.1 HF7, 11.5.1 HF8, 11.5.1 HF9, 11.5.10, 11.5.2, 11.5.2 HF1, 11.5.3, 11.5.3 HF1, 11.5.3 HF2

Fixed In:
11.6.0, 11.5.4

Opened: Jul 08, 2014
Severity: 3-Major
Related AskF5 Article:
K34193654

Symptoms

Saved configuration may not load if static ARP entries are configured that do not match a self IP subnet.

Impact

The impact of this issue is that the config fails to load.

Conditions

Saved config with static ARP whose IP falls outside of any self IP subnet.

Workaround

To work around this issue remove the static ARP entry from saved config by manually editing config file.

Fix Information

Static ARP entries that fall outside of configured self IP addresses can now be loaded. However, this invalid configuration is now avoided by requiring static ARP entries in a self IP subnet to be removed before a self IP can be removed.

Behavior Change