Bug ID 744210: DHCPv6 does not have the ability to override the hop limit from the client.

Last Modified: Sep 13, 2023

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

Known Affected Versions:
13.1.0,,,,,,,,, 13.1.1,,,,, 13.1.3,, 14.0.0,,,,,, 14.0.1,

Fixed In:

Opened: Sep 16, 2018

Severity: 4-Minor


DHCPv6 packet may be dropped by a device after the DHCP relay if the client provided hop limit is 1.


Loss of DHCPv6 service.


DHCPv6 Relay configured on the BIG-IP.


There is no workaround at this time.

Fix Information

Configurable hop limit over-ride capabilities provided for client sent DHCPv6 packets.

Behavior Change

Guides & references

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