Bug ID 484399: Virtual Edition second installation slot and VMWare

Last Modified: Feb 13, 2019

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Affected Product:  See more info
BIG-IP LTM(all modules)

Known Affected Versions:
11.5.0, 11.5.1, 11.5.1 HF1, 11.5.1 HF10, 11.5.1 HF11, 11.5.1 HF2, 11.5.1 HF3, 11.5.1 HF4, 11.5.1 HF5, 11.6.0, 11.6.0 HF1, 11.6.0 HF2, 11.6.0 HF3

Fixed In:
12.0.0, 11.6.0 HF4, 11.5.1 HF6

Opened: Oct 14, 2014
Severity: 2-Critical
Related AskF5 Article:
K16048

Symptoms

You cannot install TMOS on 2nd slot on BIG-IP VE 11.5.1 LTM-only image for VMWare.

Impact

Inconvenience. As a workaround , you must manually delete 2nd slot and then do the installation.

Conditions

The LTM-only BIG-IP VE deployed on VMWare.

Workaround

[root@cblee_11:LICENSE EXPIRED:Standalone] images # tmsh install sys software image BIGIP-11.6.0.0.0.401.iso volume HD1.2 [root@cblee_11:LICENSE EXPIRED:Standalone] images # tmsh show sys software ------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Sys::Software Status Volume Product Version Build Active Status ------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- HD1.1 BIG-IP 11.6.0 0.0.401 yes complete HD1.2 BIG-IP 11.6.0 0.0.401 no failed (Disk full (volume group). See SOL#10636) [root@cblee_11:LICENSE EXPIRED:Standalone] images # tmsh delete sys software volume HD1.2 [root@cblee_11:LICENSE EXPIRED:Standalone] images # tmsh show sys software --------------------------------------------------------------------- Sys::Software Status Volume Product Version Build Active Status --------------------------------------------------------------------- HD1.1 BIG-IP 11.6.0 0.0.401 yes complete HD1.2 BIG-IP 11.6.0 0.0.401 no failed to delete volumeset [root@cblee_11:LICENSE EXPIRED:Standalone] images # reboot # Login again: [root@cblee_11:LICENSE EXPIRED:Standalone] config # tmsh show sys software --------------------------------------------------- Sys::Software Status Volume Product Version Build Active Status --------------------------------------------------- HD1.1 BIG-IP 11.6.0 0.0.401 yes complete [root@cblee_11:LICENSE EXPIRED:Standalone] config # cd /shared/images [root@cblee_11:LICENSE EXPIRED:Standalone] images # tmsh install sys software image BIGIP-11.6.0.0.0.401.iso volume HD1.2 create-volume [root@cblee_11:LICENSE EXPIRED:Standalone] images # tmsh show sys software --------------------------------------------------- Sys::Software Status Volume Product Version Build Active Status --------------------------------------------------- HD1.1 BIG-IP 11.6.0 0.0.401 yes complete HD1.2 BIG-IP 11.6.0 0.0.401 no complete

Fix Information

OVA will only create 1 slot and leave the remaining disk space free.

Behavior Change