Bug ID 477445: APM client improved to support 2 interface connected to the same network segment

Last Modified: Feb 13, 2019

Bug Tracker

Affected Product:  See more info
BIG-IP APM(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, 11.6.0, 11.6.0 HF1, 11.6.0 HF2, 11.6.0 HF3

Fixed In:
12.0.0, 11.6.0 HF4, 11.5.1 HF6, 11.4.1 HF6

Opened: Sep 01, 2014
Severity: 3-Major
Related AskF5 Article:
K16752

Symptoms

APM client was not able to re-connect automatically on a system with 2 or more interfaces connected to the same network segment. This happens when physical interface get disconnected. User had to wait for a few minutes (or manually press disconnect and then connect button) to restore VPN connection.

Impact

The impact of this issue is that the client is unable to reconnect automatically.

Conditions

This issue occurs when a system has two or more interfaces connected to the same network segment.

Workaround

Manually press disconnect and then connect button to restore VPN connection.

Fix Information

Client modified to restore routing table state and select active interface (on a system connected to the same network segment through multiple interfaces).

Behavior Change