Bug ID 592354: Raw sockets are not enabled on Cloud platforms

Last Modified: Oct 06, 2020

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, 12.1.0

Fixed In:
12.1.0 HF1, 12.0.0 HF4

Opened: May 10, 2016
Severity: 3-Major


Cloud VMs come configured with UNIC driver instead of using raw sockets.


UNIC is used instead of raw sockets.


Cloud deployment - AWS and Azure.


Manually disabling unic driver will force raw sockets to be used.

Fix Information

Enabled raw sockets by default on Cloud deployments.

Behavior Change