Bug ID 510596: Broken DNS resolution on Linux client when "DNS Default Domain Suffix" is empty

Last Modified: Apr 10, 2019

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

Known Affected Versions:
11.2.1, 11.4.0, 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

Fixed In:
12.1.0, 12.0.0, 11.6.0 HF5, 11.5.3 HF2

Opened: Mar 04, 2015
Severity: 4-Minor

Symptoms

DNS resolution can break for a Linux client when the "DNS Default Domain Suffix" setting is empty in a Network Access configuration in APM.

Impact

DNS resolution might not work on Linux

Conditions

BIG-IP Edge Gateway, Linux CLI and empty "DNS Default Domain Suffix" in Network Access configuration

Workaround

Configure "DNS default domain suffix" in network access configuration

Fix Information

DNS resolution on Linux works now even when the "DNS Default Domain Suffix" setting in the Network Access configuration is empty.

Behavior Change