Bug ID 531986: Hourly AWS VE license breaks after reboot with default tmm route/gateway.

Last Modified: Nov 07, 2022

Affected Product(s):
BIG-IP All(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, 11.5.1 HF6, 11.5.1 HF7, 11.5.1 HF8, 11.5.1 HF9, 11.5.10, 11.5.2, 11.5.2 HF1, 11.5.3, 11.5.3 HF1, 11.5.3 HF2, 11.6.0, 11.6.0 HF1, 11.6.0 HF2, 11.6.0 HF3, 11.6.0 HF4, 11.6.0 HF5, 11.6.0 HF6, 11.6.0 HF7, 11.6.0 HF8

Fixed In:
12.0.0, 11.6.1, 11.5.4

Opened: Jul 07, 2015

Severity: 3-Major


In AWS Hourly instances, if a default gateway is added, the hourly license may fail, causing BIG-IP to fail to come up to a running state. Error messages will resemble the following: Jul 6 19:26:14 ip-10-0-0-104 err mcpd[22186]: 01070734:3: Configuration error: MCPProcessor::check_initialization: Jul 6 19:26:17 ip-10-0-0-104 err mcpd[22186]: 010717ff:3: [Licensing]: Failure in establishing instance identity.


BIG-IP VE will fail to fully start, rendering the instance unusable.


Hourly instance in AWS with default tmm route added.


Temporary removal of default tmm route resolves this problem. The tmm route can be added back once MCPD is in the running state.

Fix Information

The problem with default tmm route breaking Hourly licenses has been resolved. The default tmm route no longer affects the license check on Hourly billing Virtual Edition.

Behavior Change

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