Bug ID 643150: VE: Native drivers are allowed when single NIC is provisioned

Last Modified: Oct 06, 2020

Bug Tracker

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

Known Affected Versions:
13.0.0, 13.0.0 HF1, 13.0.0 HF2, 13.0.0 HF3, 13.0.1

Fixed In:

Opened: Feb 03, 2017
Severity: 3-Major


On TMM restart/stop/start, existing management connections to BIG-IP will be lost.


Management access to BIG-IP is lost on TMM restart/stop/start. However, once TMM is up again or stopped, connection can be reestablished.


1. Single NIC is enabled. 2. Intel Fortville (XL710) NICs are used. OR VIRTIO NICs are used and TMM is using native drivers (not UNIC).



Fix Information

VE: Native drivers won't be used for interface 1.0 when single NIC is provisioned.

Behavior Change