Bug ID 658664: VPN connection drops when 'prohibit routing table change' is enabled

Last Modified: Mar 17, 2021

Bug Tracker

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

Known Affected Versions:
11.6.0, 11.6.0 HF1, 11.6.0 HF2, 11.6.0 HF3, 11.6.0 HF4, 11.6.0 HF5, 11.6.0 HF6, 11.6.0 HF7, 11.6.0 HF8, 11.6.1, 11.6.1 HF1, 11.6.1 HF2, 11.6.2, 11.6.2 HF1, 11.6.3, 11.6.3.1, 11.6.3.2, 11.6.3.3, 11.6.3.4, 11.6.4, 11.6.5, 11.6.5.1, 11.6.5.2, 11.6.5.3, 12.0.0, 12.0.0 HF1, 12.0.0 HF2, 12.0.0 HF3, 12.0.0 HF4, 12.1.0, 12.1.0 HF1, 12.1.0 HF2, 12.1.1, 12.1.1 HF1, 12.1.1 HF2, 12.1.2, 12.1.2 HF1, 12.1.2 HF2, 12.1.3, 12.1.3.1, 12.1.3.2, 12.1.3.3, 12.1.3.4, 12.1.3.5, 13.0.0, 13.0.0 HF1, 13.0.0 HF2, 13.0.0 HF3

Fixed In:
13.1.0, 13.0.1, 12.1.3.6

Opened: Apr 14, 2017
Severity: 3-Major
Related AskF5 Article:
K21390304

Symptoms

When there is a brief network outage and 'prohibit routing table change' is enabled, VPN gets disconnected and no further attempts are made to re-establish the VPN connection.

Impact

APM end users must click 'Connect' and re-authenticate in order to re-establish the VPN connection.

Conditions

-- A brief network outage occurs. -- The 'prohibit routing table change' option is enabled.

Workaround

To re-establish the VPN connection, click 'Connect' and re-authenticate.

Fix Information

Now the Windows Edge Client VPN connection stays active during a brief network outage, regardless of the state of the 'prohibit routing table changes' option.

Behavior Change