Bug ID 514220: New iOS-based VPN client may fail to create IPv6 VPN tunnels

Last Modified: Apr 10, 2019

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

Known Affected Versions:
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

Opened: Mar 24, 2015
Severity: 2-Critical

Symptoms

Newer iOS-based VPN client does not provide MAC address during IPCP negotiation. This prevents the IPv6 VPN tunnel from getting established.

Impact

This impacts only IPv6 VPN tunnel requests from iOS-based devices.

Conditions

It affects only iOS-based IPv6 VPN connection requests.

Workaround

None.

Fix Information

Newer iOS-based VPN clients can successfully create IPv6 VPN tunnels.

Behavior Change