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

Last Modified: Apr 19, 2021

Bug Tracker

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

Known Affected Versions:
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,,,,,,,, 12.1.4,, 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