Bug ID 901929: GARPs not sent on virtual server creation

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, 15.0.0, 15.0.1,,,,, 15.1.0,,,,,, 15.1.1, 16.0.0,, 16.0.1

Fixed In:
16.1.0,, 15.1.2,

Opened: Apr 21, 2020

Severity: 3-Major


When a virtual server is created, GARPs are not sent out.


Traffic could be impacted if other systems have the virtual server address already in their ARP caches.


-- Creating a new virtual server.


After creating the virtual server, disable and re-enable the ARP setting on the corresponding virtual address.

Fix Information

GARPs are now sent when a virtual server is created.

Behavior Change

Guides & references

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