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Jul 04, 2011

self ip cannot be used for virt traffic




I installed a virt f5. I created a virt server, pool and irule. I could not manage to connect to real serevr because F5 is using client's ip address for forwarding packet to dest real server.



1) Client pc ( is connecting port 9000 and ip (virt server definition on F5)



2) f5 send syn to server and 3 way handshake is done between F5 and server.



3) I use this irule, because I want only self ip of the F5 is used.





timing on



when RULE_INIT {


set static::xdebugdfbc 0







TCP::collect 8


if { [IP::addr [IP::client_addr] equals ] } {


snat automap









4) F5 trying to connect to the real server with client ip address (which is impossible because no back route is defined through the client directly, it should be via F5)



5) Virt server definition has the following:



**Address Translation: Enabled


**Port Translation: Enabled


**Source Port: Preserve


**Snat Pool: AutoMap






What can be the reason of this? I am looking forward your response ASAP.



thanks in advance


1 Reply

  • Hi Lilly,



    Check your other post for a reply: