Bug ID 621242: Reserve enough space in the image for future upgrades.

Last Modified: Sep 13, 2023

Affected Product(s):
BIG-IP MA-VE(all modules)

Known Affected Versions:
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, 11.5.1 HF10, 11.5.1 HF11, 11.5.2 HF1, 11.5.3 HF1, 11.5.3 HF2, 11.5.4 HF1, 11.5.4 HF2, 11.6.1, 11.6.2, 11.6.3,,,,, 11.6.4, 11.6.5,,,

Fixed In:
12.1.2, 11.6.1 HF2, 11.5.4 HF3

Opened: Oct 07, 2016

Severity: 3-Major


Increased the reserved free space in VM image from 15% to 30% to accommodate upgrades to future versions. Each next version tends to be bigger and require more disk space to install. The increased reserved space will allow upgrading to at least next 2 versions.


Extends the disk image to reserve more disk space for upgrades.


VE in local hypervisors and VE in the Cloud (AWS, Azure).



Fix Information

Increased the reserved free space on VE images.

Behavior Change

Guides & references

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