Bug ID 930905: Management route lost after reboot.

Last Modified: Mar 25, 2021

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Affected Product:  See more info
BIG-IP LTM(all modules)

Known Affected Versions:
14.1.0, 14.1.0.1, 14.1.0.2, 14.1.0.3, 14.1.0.5, 14.1.0.6, 14.1.2, 14.1.2.1, 14.1.2.2, 14.1.2.3, 14.1.2.4, 14.1.2.5, 14.1.2.6, 14.1.2.7, 14.1.2.8, 14.1.3, 14.1.3.1, 15.0.0, 15.0.1, 15.0.1.1, 15.0.1.2, 15.0.1.3, 15.0.1.4, 15.1.0, 15.1.0.1, 15.1.0.2, 15.1.0.3, 15.1.0.4, 15.1.0.5, 15.1.1, 15.1.2, 16.0.0, 16.0.0.1, 16.0.1

Fixed In:
16.0.1.1, 15.1.2.1, 14.1.4

Opened: Jul 24, 2020
Severity: 3-Major

Symptoms

Management route lost after reboot, leading to no access to BIG-IP systems via management address.

Impact

After rebooting, the default route via the management interface no longer exists in the routing table. BIG-IP administrators are unable to connect to BIG-IP Virtual Edition via the management address.

Conditions

-- 2NIC BIG-IP Virtual Edition template deployed in GCP (see https://github.com/F5Networks/f5-google-gdm-templates/tree/v3.0.3/supported/standalone/2nic/existing-stack/byol). -- The instance is rebooted.

Workaround

Use either of the following workarounds: -- Delete the route completely and reinstall the route. -- Restart mcpd: bigstart restart mcpd

Fix Information

None

Behavior Change