Bug ID 691210: Traffic stops on tmm restart when guest VLAN tagging is used for BIG-IP VE.

Last Modified: Oct 06, 2020

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Affected Product:  See more info
BIG-IP VE(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,,,,,

Fixed In:

Opened: Oct 27, 2017
Severity: 3-Major


Traffic stops after tmm restart. BIG-IP Virtual Edition (VE) becomes unresponsive and requires power cycle.


BIG-IP system stops working, and management connection may be lost, requiring power cycle.


This occurs when the following conditions are met: -- Using VE. -- Data plane interfaces are SR-IOV VF. -- Guest VLAN tagging is used. -- tmm restart.


Use VLAN tagging from host.

Fix Information

The BIG-IP system now continues to work after tmm restart when guest VLAN tagging is used with SR-IOV interfaces for BIG-IP VE.

Behavior Change