Bug ID 501271: vCMP guest install Hotfix image from Host posts error

Last Modified: Sep 13, 2023

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

Known Affected Versions:
11.6.0, 11.6.1, 11.6.2, 11.6.3,,,,, 11.6.4, 11.6.5,,,, 12.1.0 HF1, 12.1.0 HF2, 12.1.1 HF1, 12.1.1 HF2, 12.1.2 HF1, 12.1.2 HF2

Fixed In:

Opened: Jan 15, 2015

Severity: 3-Major

Related Article: K16074


VCMP guest returns the error 'Major application error, please see logfile' when trying to install a hotfix to a vCMP guest if the hotfix ISO is stored in the vCMP host


Customers are unable to install host hotfix images from guest.


vCMP host and guest and host has a hotfix ISO to be installed at the guest.


From the vCMP guest, use tmsh to install hotfix images from host.

Fix Information

You can now use the vCMP guest to install hotfixes without error.

Behavior Change

Guides & references

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