Bug ID 715548: NSH context is not preseved in the SFF while traversing a non-NSH aware SF

Last Modified: May 29, 2024

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

Known Affected Versions:
14.1.0,,,,,, 14.1.2,,,,,,,,, 14.1.3,, 14.1.4,,,,,,, 14.1.5,,,,,

Fixed In:

Opened: Apr 17, 2018

Severity: 3-Major


A packet forwarded by a Service Function Forwarder (SFF) after being received from a non-Network Service Header (NSH) aware Service Function (SF), will not contain NSH context.


Loss of service dependent on content in a NSH context.


Traffic going through a Service Function Chain (SFC) containing an F5 SFF subtending a non-NSH aware SF.


There is no workaround at this time.

Fix Information


Behavior Change

Guides & references

K10134038: F5 Bug Tracker Filter Names and Tips