Bug ID 600859: Module not licensed after upgrade from 11.6.0 to 12.1.0 HF1 EHF.

Last Modified: Sep 13, 2023

Affected Product(s):
BIG-IP Install/Upgrade, MA-VE(all modules)

Known Affected Versions:
12.0.0 HF2, 12.0.0 HF3, 12.0.0 HF4

Fixed In:
13.0.0, 12.1.1 HF2, 12.1.1 HF1, 12.1.0 HF2

Opened: Jun 22, 2016

Severity: 2-Critical


After upgrading 11.6.0 Hourly instances to 12.1.0 EHF Hourly instances with Instance Registration support, instance license becomes invalid and BIG-IP is unable to acquire a new hourly license.


License is invalidated and instance becomes unusable.


Upgrading 11.6.0, or earlier Hourly Licensing instance to 12.1.0 HF1 EHF.


- Run "/usr/libexec/autoLicense -l" from command-line.

Fix Information

Module licenses correctly after upgrade from 11.6.0 to 12.1.0 HF2 or later.

Behavior Change

Guides & references

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