Bug ID 1155861: 'Unlicensed objects' error message appears despite there being no unlicensed configuration

Last Modified: May 29, 2024

Affected Product(s):
BIG-IP TMOS(all modules)

Known Affected Versions:,,,,,, 16.1.4,,,, 17.1.0,,,

Fixed In:
17.1.1, 15.1.9

Opened: Sep 19, 2022

Severity: 3-Major


Following error message appears in the GUI: This device is not operational because the loaded configuration contained errors or unlicensed objects. Please adjust the configuration and/or the license, and re-license the device.


Failed to load the license on disabled slot from primary slot.


- The primary blade disabled manually using the following TMSH command: modify sys cluster default members { 1 { disabled } }


Execute the following command on disabled slot: rm /var/db/mcpdb.* bigstart restart mcpd Note: This causes a system to go offline while services restart. Traffic disrupted while services restart. or Execute command "reloadlic" which reloads the license into the current MCPD object.

Fix Information


Behavior Change

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