Bug ID 572529: Adding NICs to a single-NIC Virtual Edition (VE) configuration might result in being unable to load the configuration.

Last Modified: Apr 19, 2021

Bug Tracker

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

Known Affected Versions:
12.0.0, 12.0.0 HF1, 12.0.0 HF2, 12.0.0 HF3, 12.0.0 HF4, 12.1.0, 12.1.0 HF1, 12.1.0 HF2, 12.1.1, 12.1.1 HF1, 12.1.1 HF2, 12.1.2, 12.1.2 HF1, 12.1.2 HF2, 12.1.3, 12.1.3.1, 12.1.3.2, 12.1.3.3, 12.1.3.4, 12.1.3.5, 12.1.3.6, 12.1.3.7, 12.1.4, 12.1.4.1, 12.1.5, 12.1.5.1, 12.1.5.2, 12.1.5.3, 12.1.6

Fixed In:
13.0.0

Opened: Feb 09, 2016
Severity: 3-Major

Symptoms

Adding NICs to a single-NIC Virtual Edition (VE) configuration might result in being unable to load the configuration.

Impact

Cannot load configuration.

Conditions

-- Single-NIC configuration. -- Adding NICs.

Workaround

-- Manually remove all references to 1.0 interfaces from bigip_base.conf. -- Load the configuration.

Fix Information

You can now transition a configuration from single-NIC to multi-NIC or multi-NIC to single-NIC deployments. Interfaces that no longer exist on the VE go into a pending state instead of failing the config load. These pending interfaces can now be used to transition from single-NIC to multi-NIC configurations.

Behavior Change