Bug ID 976285: Creating a BIG-IP VE on VMware

Last Modified: Jul 12, 2021

Bug Tracker

Affected Product:  See more info
BIG-IQ Device User Interface(all modules)

Known Affected Versions:
7.0.0,,, 7.1.0,,,, 7.1.6,, 7.1.7,,, 7.1.8,,,,,, 7.1.9,,,

Opened: Dec 22, 2020
Severity: 3-Major


Unable to assign management IP from IP pool and create a BIG-IP VE in VMware from BIG-IQ. DHCP does work. Error message: Could not assign mgmt IP address y.y.y.y to xxx. Reason: Unknown.


The VE created using VMware does not receive a Management IP.


Use BIG-IP VE Creation feature to create a BIG-IP VE in VMware using an IP Pool on BIG-IQ.


Navigate in BIG-IQ -> Applications -> APPLICATIONS -> Cloud Environments -> <env_name>. Ensure the IP Pool Alias Mapping: IP Pool is set to "None".

Fix Information


Behavior Change