Bug ID 474601: FTP connections are being offloaded to ePVA

Last Modified: Feb 13, 2019

Bug Tracker

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

Known Affected Versions:
11.4.0, 11.4.1, 11.5.0, 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, 11.5.2, 11.5.2 HF1, 11.5.3, 11.5.3 HF1, 11.6.0, 11.6.0 HF1, 11.6.0 HF2, 11.6.0 HF3, 11.6.0 HF4, 11.6.0 HF5

Fixed In:
12.0.0, 11.6.0 HF6, 11.5.3 HF2, 11.4.1 HF9

Opened: Aug 06, 2014
Severity: 2-Critical
Related AskF5 Article:
K16020

Symptoms

FTP connections are offloaded to acceleration hardware embedded Packet Velocity Acceleration (ePVA) chip.

Impact

FTP data connections fail due to lack of translation in PORT commands.

Conditions

SNAT listener

Workaround

Use FTP virtual instead of SNAT listener.

Fix Information

FTP connections will no longer be offload to ePVA hardware when traversing through a SNAT listener.

Behavior Change