Bug ID 493117: Changing the netmask on an advertised virtual address causes it to stop being advertised until tmrouted is restarted

Last Modified: Apr 10, 2019

Bug Tracker

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

Known Affected Versions:
11.3.0, 11.4.0, 11.4.1, 11.5.0, 11.5.1, 11.5.1 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, 11.5.3 HF2, 11.6.0, 11.6.0 HF1, 11.6.0 HF2, 11.6.0 HF3, 11.6.0 HF4

Fixed In:
12.0.0, 11.6.0 HF5, 11.5.4, 11.4.1 HF9

Opened: Nov 26, 2014
Severity: 3-Major
Related AskF5 Article:
K16986

Symptoms

After changing the netmask of an advertised virtual address, the address is no longer advertised.

Impact

tmrouted must be restarted whenever the netmask of an advertised virtual address is changed.

Conditions

Must have an advertised virtual address, and change its netmask.

Workaround

Restart tmrouted whenever the netmask of an advertised virtual address is changed.

Fix Information

Now, an advertised route remains advertised after its netmask is changed.

Behavior Change