I just installed an Aoetec Range Extender 6 (ZW117-A01). Came up as "Device" so I switched it to the Generic Z-Wave Repeater driver. Here is the data upon pairing:
And I am still on Hubitat Elevation® Platform Version - 22.214.171.124
Hardware Version - Rev C-4
So you may have already corrected this in the newer release.
I believe this is the default behavior. A few of us have found that this driver
Is really helpful because it can regularly check that the repeater is online and... repeating. It does say IRIS repeater, but it works great with my two Aeotec RE6.
yes, this was added into platform 2.1.7...