Avi Vantage 18.1.X Release Notes

Issues Resolved in 18.1.5 Patch Release

Issues Resolved in Patch Release 18.1.5-1p1

  • AV-52716: Service Engine crash @ ngx_http_upstream_connect
  • AV-52276: HTTP 500 failure on running HTTP2 upload WAF tests

What’s New in 18.1.5

Note: This is a beta release just for Microsoft Azure.

Issues Resolved in 18.1.3 Patch Releases

Issues Resolved in Patch Release 18.1.3-9p1

  • AV-47003: Few of the pool groups are missing after the test for leader node permanent failure is triggered, but they exist in the vCenter.
  • AV-50783: In a VMware environment, rediscovery of Service Engines fails as virtual services cannot be enabled due to IP address exhaustion.

Issues Resolved in Patch Release 18.1.3-3p3

  • AV-52174: In Azure multi-NIC environment, need to add a route for management to reach the metadata server at initialization time

Issues Resolved in Patch Release 18.1.3-5p2

  • AV-51849: SE UI Configuration: Support for VLAN list and creation button for CLOUD_NONE

Issues Resolved in Patch Release 18.1.3-6p1

  • AV-46349: SE_PKT_BUFF_HIGH event and buffer usage went up causing SE to be unreachable

Issues Resolved in Patch Release 18.1.3-4p3

  • AV-43973: VMware: Pool members added by FQDN brings the virtual service down
  • AV-47249: AWS: Nodes added to the pool by FQDN does not update when the IPs are changed
  • AV-47661: SMTP alerts not working with anonymous SMTP settings

Issues Resolved in Patch Release 18.1.3-2p3

  • AV-41006: IPv6: Learn link local IP in internal network and fix multiple dhclient
  • AV-47122: VMware write access: Handling IPv6 server down events

Issues Resolved in Patch Release 18.1.3-3p2

  • AV-46087: GCP: Move ILB advanced route create API from alpha to beta

Issues Resolved in Patch Release 18.1.3-5p1

  • AV-46190: Two virtual services with same IP in two different tenants do not work if placed on the same SE
  • AV-46447: Enable routing on all VRFs
  • AV-46449: Configure floating interface IPs on all VRFs
  • AV-45490: Defer VLAN cleanup if secondary IPs are present on IFP
  • AV-45867: Service Engine datapath hitting a panic in rt_tables_get_rnh_ptr

Issues Resolved in Patch Release 18.1.3-2p1

  • AV-43929: IPv6 failure on Cisco CSP 2100 with SRIOV NICs
  • AV-44709: VIP advertisement does not work through Ipv6 BGP peer.

Issues Resolved in Patch Release 18.1.3-1p1

  • AV-43910: OCI: Avi Controller fails to discover all SE VMs which may result in virtual service creation or placement failures

What’s New in 18.1.3




Private Cloud

Public Cloud


Issues Resolved in 18.1.3

  • AV-28815: Shared memory usage is not considered for SE health status
  • AV-32521: Traceroute within the namespace does not show the hops
  • AV-34396: UI: GSLB service cannot map to SNI child virtual service
  • AV-35713: Change in cipher list in Controller access controls does not change the accepted cipher list in SSH
  • AV-40376: Standby Service Engine is also advertising the VIP route to BGP in legacy active/standby mode with SNAT
  • AV-40988: Bare metal: Status of all hosts show “start in progress” when only one of the host is non-responsive
  • AV-41232: BGP peering not established on Service Engine restart when there are a lot of VRFs
  • AV-41289: Service Engine failure on updating dp_hb_frequency value in Service Engine properties
  • AV-41710: Azure: Pools configured with Azure scale sets may go down when there is an Azure API error
  • AV-41842: STARTTLS fails on sending an email if the server does not support TLS
  • AV-41861: Memory leak during RSS scaleout
  • AV-41877: OpenShift: Ingress creation fails with “Max VS per IP reached” message
  • AV-41880: Avi Controller is not registered in APIC as a Logical Device
  • AV-42079: OCI IPAM support for legacy HA
  • AV-42759: Azure: Latency increases after some time

Issues Resolved in 18.1.2 Patch Releases

Issues Resolved in Patch Release 18.1.2-1p1

  • AV-41006: DHCP is not working for IPv6 addresses
  • AV-41767: OpenStack: Cluster VIP is not programmed correctly when using Contrail
  • AV-41880: Avi Controller is not registered in APIC as a Logical Device

What’s New in 18.1.2







Public Cloud

Cisco ACI

Private Cloud



  • Golang package for Avi SDK
  • Native Terraform provider support for managing Avi configuration

Issues Resolved in 18.1.2

  • AV-23166: OpenShift: Logs consume more disk than the configured limit causing disk to fill up, leading to SE failure
  • AV-23359: After changing one of the nodes in cluster, virtual service analytics page does not render data due to inconsistent metrics mapping between SE and the Controller
  • AV-31453: Changes to /etc/docker/daemon.json are not preserved across Avi Vantage upgrade
  • AV-34379: DataScript in non-admin tenant cannot reference shared IP groups in admin tenant
  • AV-34396: UI: global service cannot map to SNI child virtual service
  • AV-35683: VLAN interface IP removed after changing the bond interface members
  • AV-35689: API session ID does not expire
  • AV-36958: Avi Service Engine responds to ARP for non-VIP addresses in OpenShift
  • AV-38322: Portal stuck at initialization with leader in inactive state
  • AV-38353: UDP traceroute to VIP does not work if df bit is set in the packet
  • AV-38533: OpenShift: Service Engines may fail after deploying route with an invalid SSL certificate
  • AV-39027: OpenStack with Contrail plugin: All traffic for VIP subnet is being routed to Service Engine
  • AV-39760: Controller UI shows wrong metrics for End to End UDP Log Analytics
  • AV-40377: Cisco CSP2100: Secondary Service Engine may not process flows if multiple bond interfaces are in use
  • AV-40421: UI: While creating a Service Engine VLAN interface, UI drop-down menu shows only 8 VRFs

Known Issues in 18.1.2

  • AV-40988 : Linux Server Cloud: Status of all hosts show “start in progress” when only one of the host is non-responsive

Performing the Upgrade

Upgrade prerequisite: The current version of Avi Controller must be 17.2 or later.

Upgrade Instructions

Protocol Ports Used by Avi Vantage for Management Communication

Supported Platforms

Refer to System Requirements: Ecosystem

Product Documentation

For more information, please see the following documents, also available within this knowledge base.

Installation Guides

Open Source Package Information

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