VF link-state is by default "enable" instead of "auto"

Solution Verified - Updated -


  • The link-state behavior on the SR-IOV VFs is different in RHOSP 16 compared to OSP 13
  • After upgrading from RHOSP 13 to RHOSP 16.1, preexisting SR-IOV ports with link-state auto are now set to enable or disable instead of auto.
  • This causes issues with state propagation and can impact communication and bonding.


  • Red Hat OpenStack Platform 16.1

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