Bug ID 597978: GARPs may be transmitted by active going offline

Last Modified: Sep 13, 2023

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

Known Affected Versions:
11.5.3, 11.5.4, 11.6.0, 11.6.1, 12.0.0, 12.0.0 HF1, 12.1.0 HF1, 12.0.0 HF2, 12.1.0 HF2, 12.0.0 HF3, 12.0.0 HF4, 12.1.1 HF1, 12.1.1 HF2, 12.1.2 HF1, 12.1.2 HF2, 12.1.0, 12.1.1

Fixed In:
13.0.0, 12.1.2, 11.6.2, 11.5.5

Opened: Jun 08, 2016

Severity: 2-Critical


GARPs may be transmitted by the active when going offline. As the standby which takes over for the active will also transmit GARPs, it is not expected that this will cause impact.


It is not expected that this will cause any impact.


Multiple traffic-groups configured and active goes offline.


Make the unit standby before forcing offline.

Fix Information


Behavior Change

Guides & references

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