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

Last Modified: Jan 20, 2023

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Affected Product:  See more info
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,,,,

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