Bug ID 549406: Destination route-domain specified in the SOCKS profile

Last Modified: Nov 07, 2022

Affected Product(s):
BIG-IP LTM(all modules)

Known Affected Versions:
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, 11.5.10, 11.5.2, 11.5.2 HF1, 11.5.3, 11.5.3 HF1, 11.5.3 HF2, 11.5.4, 11.5.4 HF1, 11.6.0, 11.6.0 HF1, 11.6.0 HF2, 11.6.0 HF3, 11.6.0 HF4, 11.6.0 HF5, 11.6.0 HF6, 11.6.0 HF7, 11.6.0 HF8, 12.0.0, 12.0.0 HF1, 12.0.0 HF2

Fixed In:
12.1.0, 12.0.0 HF3, 11.6.1, 11.5.4 HF2

Opened: Sep 30, 2015

Severity: 3-Major

Related Article: K63010180


The SOCKS profile route-domain setting is supposed to control which route domain is used for destination addresses. It is currently used to identify the listener/tunnel interface to use when forwarding the traffic, but does not set the route domain on the destination address used by the proxy to determine how to forward the traffic.


SOCKS connection fails immediately and the system returns the following message to the client: Results(V5): General SOCKS server failure (1). Traffic is forwarded correctly only when the destination is route-domain 0. Other route domains might result in error messages and possible failed traffic.


When the virtual server receives a SOCKS request and the route-domain is not the default (0).


Use a destination route-domain of 0 when working with the SOCKS profile.

Fix Information

The system now uses the destination route-domain specified in the SOCKS profile. This allows the SOCKS profile to work correctly when the destination is not in route-domain 0.

Behavior Change

Guides & references

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