Bug ID 651713: Passive mode and untagged frames

Last Modified: Jan 29, 2019

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, 13.1.0, 13.1.0.1, 13.1.0.2, 13.1.0.3, 13.1.0.4, 13.1.0.5, 13.1.0.6, 13.1.0.7, 13.1.0.8, 13.1.1, 13.1.1.1, 13.1.1.2, 13.1.1.3, 13.1.1.4

Opened: Mar 16, 2017
Severity: 3-Major

Symptoms

When port is configured in passive mode, to handle untagged frames, the system requires a VLAN to be configured on the system.

Impact

Must define a VLAN to process untagged data received on port operating in Passive mode. Might impact system performance.

Conditions

-- When port is operating in passive mode. -- Handling untagged frames.

Workaround

Use the following procedure: 1. Create a VLAN. 2. Assign passive mode port as an untagged member of the VLAN.

Fix Information

None

Behavior Change