Bug ID 621422: i2000 and i4000 series appliances do not warn when an incorrect optic is in a port

Last Modified: May 29, 2024

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

Known Affected Versions:
12.1.1

Fixed In:
13.0.0, 12.1.2

Opened: Oct 07, 2016

Severity: 2-Critical

Symptoms

A 1G optic is inserted in a port that only supports 10G optics, or a 10G optic is inserted in a port that only supports 1G optics. The invalid optic may show a link light, and no warning appears on the LCD.

Impact

User may not understand why optic is not working correctly

Conditions

i2000 or i4000 platforms ports do not auto-negotiate between 1G and 10G optics. Ports are assigned to one or the other speed.

Workaround

Move the optic to the correct port.

Fix Information

None

Behavior Change

Guides & references

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