Bug ID 863285: Incorrect value (icmpv6) is used when RuleList/Rule/Protocol is set to ICMPv6 via UI.

Last Modified: Jun 19, 2020

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Affected Product:  See more info
BIG-IP AFM, BIG-IQ, Install/Upgrade(all modules)

Known Affected Versions:
14.1.0,,,,,,, 14.1.2,,,,,,, 15.0.0, 15.0.1,,,, 15.1.0,,,

Opened: Dec 18, 2019
Severity: 3-Major


/config/bigip_base.conf fails with following error Syntax Error:(/config/bigip_base.conf at line: 619) "ip-protocol" unknown protocol "icmpv6"


Failure to load configuration during upgrade or discovery by BIG-IQ


From WebUI, user configures Rule List -> Rule -> Protocol and selects "icmpv6" from drop down


Set the protocol attribute via tmsh modify security firewall rule-list test rules modify { test { ip-protocol ipv6-icmp } }

Fix Information


Behavior Change