Bug ID 666287: Hostname may change when booting into new slot when management-dhcp is configured

Last Modified: Oct 16, 2023

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

Known Affected Versions:
12.1.2, 12.1.3,,,,,,,, 12.1.4,, 12.1.5,,,, 12.1.6

Opened: May 24, 2017

Severity: 3-Major


The hostname is changed after booting into new slot.


Hostname may be different from configured value.


- Management DHCP is configured and request-options does not include hostname. - First boot into slot where the configuration is copied. - DHCP server lease includes hostname.


Re-load the configuration to restore the hostname.

Fix Information


Behavior Change

Guides & references

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