Last Modified: Nov 22, 2021
BIG-IQ Config Mgmt Infrastructure
Known Affected Versions:
5.3.0, 5.4.0, 5.4.0 HF1, 5.4.0 HF2
Opened: Dec 26, 2017 Severity: 4-Minor
Previously, using "::" to replace a single zero in a v6 address is not valid. BIG-IP allows it and simply fixes it for you but when using it as an object name that the address format isn't fixed. BIG-IQ address validation was stricter and rejected "::" replacing a single zero because of this the name validation would fail for one of these invalid addresses.
BIG-IP would fail to import into BIG-IQ.
BIG-IP has objects like self-IP addresses with poorly formatted names "2001:4888:3:3EE0:C0:D:0::".
Delete the objects on BIG-IP and create new ones with a valid address format.
BIG-IQ address validation is more flexible so it will match the BIG-IP address validation.