Bug ID 580537: The GeoIP update script geoip_update_data cannot be used to install City2 GeoIP data

Last Modified: Sep 13, 2023

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

Known Affected Versions:
12.1.0, 12.1.1, 12.1.2, 12.1.3,, 13.0.0, 13.0.0 HF1, 13.0.0 HF2, 13.0.0 HF3, 13.1.0,,,

Fixed In:
14.0.0,, 13.0.1,

Opened: Mar 15, 2016

Severity: 3-Major


The geoip_update_data script will not install a City2 GeoIP data.


The City2 GeoIP data must be installed manually.


Attempting to install the City2 GeoIP data.


The City2 GeoIP data can be installed manually by extracting the contents of the RPM and updating the associated files. The commands are: rpm -U <full path to the City2 GeoIP RPM file> rm /shared/GeoIP/F5GeoIP.dat ln -s /shared/GeoIP/F5GeoIPCity2.dat /shared/GeoIP/F5GeoIP.dat rm /shared/GeoIP/v2/F5GeoIP.dat

Fix Information

The geoip_update_data script was updated to support installing City2 GeoIP data.

Behavior Change

Guides & references

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