Bug ID 819281: HSB and switch interface pause frames

Last Modified: Nov 18, 2020

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, 12.1.3.1, 12.1.3.2, 12.1.3.3, 12.1.3.4, 12.1.3.5, 12.1.3.6, 12.1.3.7, 12.1.4, 12.1.4.1, 12.1.5, 12.1.5.1, 12.1.5.2

Opened: Aug 30, 2019
Severity: 3-Major

Symptoms

The interface between the HSB and switch may experience a high number of pause frames, which can be observed in the switch interface stats counters.rx_pause value. This may also be seen by impacted traffic in the ltm logs, such as lacpd errors: info lacpd[8992]: 01160010:6: Link 2.3 removed from aggregation info lacpd[8992]: 01160011:6: Link 2.3 Actor Out of Sync info lacpd[8992]: 01160012:6: Link 2.3 Partner Out of Sync

Impact

Network traffic is dropped.

Conditions

This issue can occur if there are hardware-accelerated flows and IPv6 traffic.

Workaround

None

Fix Information

None

Behavior Change