Bug ID 778225: vCMP guests don't have the f5_api_com key and certificate installed when licensed by vCMP host

Last Modified: May 02, 2024

Affected Product(s):
BIG-IP AFM, PEM, TMOS(all modules)

Known Affected Versions:
14.0.0,,,,,, 14.0.1,, 14.1.0,,,,,, 14.1.2,,,,,,,,, 14.1.3,, 14.1.4,,,,,,, 14.1.5,,,,,, 15.0.0, 15.0.1,,,,, 15.1.0,,,,,, 15.1.1, 15.1.2,, 15.1.3,, 15.1.4,, 15.1.5,, 15.1.6,, 15.1.7, 15.1.8,,, 15.1.9,, 15.1.10,,,

Opened: Apr 30, 2019

Severity: 3-Major


Automatic hitless upgrade for protocol inspection fails on vCMP guests. This occurs because vCMP guest don't install f5_api_com key and certificates.


Hitless upgrade fails for protocol inspection and traffic classification on vCMP guests.


After licensing a vCMP guest, there is no f5_api_com key or certificate (you can run key_cache_path and crt_cache_path to determine that).


Install the hitless upgrade IM package manually.

Fix Information


Behavior Change

Guides & references

K10134038: F5 Bug Tracker Filter Names and Tips