Bug ID 443153: BIG-IP system with only a Load Balancer Limited license displays Module Not Licensed

Last Modified: Sep 13, 2023

Affected Product(s):
BIG-IP Install/Upgrade, LTM(all modules)

Known Affected Versions:
11.4.0, 11.4.1, 11.5.0, 11.5.1, 11.5.2, 11.5.3, 11.5.4, 11.5.5, 11.5.6, 11.5.7, 11.5.8, 11.5.9, 11.5.10

Fixed In:

Opened: Jan 15, 2014

Severity: 5-Cosmetic

Related Article: K15293


BIG-IP systems with Load Balancer Limited (LBL) licenses fail provisioning initialization after an upgrade.


Module Not Licensed error. This message is cosmetic only. The system operates as expected.


Unit is licensed LBL only, but is provisioned with LTM, and you upgrade the BIG-IP 10.x system to BIG-IP 11.4.x - 11.5.1.


Run the following commands to set ltm provision level to none using tmsh: -- modify sys provision ltm level none -- save sys config.

Fix Information

BIG-IP systems with Load Balancer Limited (LBL) licenses no longer show provisioning or licensing errors after an upgrade.

Behavior Change

Guides & references

K10134038: F5 Bug Tracker Filter Names and Tips