Last Modified: Oct 06, 2020
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Opened: Sep 22, 2017
VMware vCenter fails to create customization specification wizard because the BIG-IP Virtual Edition (VE) OVA's OSType is set to 'Other 64-bit'.
VMware guest OS customization fails (cannot create customization specification wizard).
When applying VMware guest OS customization on VMware BIG-IP VE.
You can use either of the following workarounds: - Apply VMware guest OS customization with 'ovftool'. - Manually set OSType to 'Other 3.x Linux 64-bit'.
OS type embedded in .ovf file in VE OVAs has been changed from 'Other 64-bit' to 'Other 3.x Linux 64-bit' to enable VMware guest OS customization.
In this release, the OS type set in .ovf file in the BIG-IP VE SCSI OVA images for VMware has been changed from 'Other 64bit' to 'Other 3.x Linux 64bit'. This enables 'VMware Guest Customization' via VMware vCenter.