Bug ID 486137: License activation may not proceed if MCPD is not fully operational

Last Modified: Feb 13, 2019

Bug Tracker

Affected Product:  See more info
BIG-IP Install/Upgrade(all modules)

Known Affected Versions:
11.2.0, 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, 11.5.1 HF6, 11.5.1 HF7, 11.5.1 HF8, 11.5.1 HF9, 11.6.0, 11.6.0 HF1, 11.6.0 HF2, 11.6.0 HF3

Fixed In:
12.0.0, 11.6.0 HF4, 11.5.2

Opened: Oct 22, 2014
Severity: 2-Critical
Related AskF5 Article:
K16289

Symptoms

When the MCPD is not fully started, the activation process may fail.

Impact

Activation of license may not succeed.

Conditions

When the MCPD service is not fully operational, and an attempt is made to perform activation, the activation may fail, due to incomplete data in the message to the activation service.

Workaround

Wait until MCPD is fully operational before performing license activation.

Fix Information

Activation function has been modified to eliminate dependency on the MCPD.

Behavior Change