Bug ID 1064305: Unable to import VELOS images from the F5 downloads site

Last Modified: Dec 07, 2023

Affected Product(s):
F5OS Velos(all modules)

Known Affected Versions:
F5OS-C 1.1.2, F5OS-C 1.1.3, F5OS-C 1.1.4, F5OS-C 1.2.1, F5OS-C 1.2.2

Fixed In:
F5OS-A 1.1.0

Opened: Nov 26, 2021

Severity: 3-Major


Importing images from the F5 downloads site using the VELOS GUI fails.


The VELOS system fails to download the image from the F5 downloads site.


-- Using direct links to the VELOS image on the F5 downloads site. -- The URL contains a query string with parameters.


Use the confd CLI to download the file: 1. Using your web browser, navigate to the appropriate "Select a Download" screen for the file that you wish to download directly to the VELOS system 2. Copy the URL for the file 3. Use the file import command, ensuring that you put the remote-url value in quotation marks, for example: syscon-1-active# file import remote-url "https://downloads07.f5.com/esd/download.sv?loc=downloads07.f5.com/downloads/53b686a5-d1cc-484d-af8b-5decd705d174/F5OS-C-1.2.2-12471.CONTROLLER.iso" local-file images/staging/ To check the download status, run the following command: file transfer-status

Fix Information

You can now import VELOS images from the F5 downloads site.

Behavior Change

Guides & references

K10134038: F5 Bug Tracker Filter Names and Tips