Bug ID 809261: V12 Version Plus license is invalid on BIG-IP version 15.1.0 and beyond

Last Modified: Dec 13, 2023

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

Known Affected Versions:
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: Jul 25, 2019

Severity: 3-Major


After installing BIG-IP Virtual Edition version 15.1.0 to a new partition and booting to it, the device is in an unlicensed state.


Device comes up in an unlicensed state


-- Upgrading BIG-IP Virtual Edition to 15.1.0 -- Device is licensed with a V12 version plus license


Per https://support.f5.com/csp/article/K15643, the V12 Version Plus licenses are unsupported on BIG-IP versions beyond 15.0.1 and you will need to purchase an updated license.

Fix Information


Behavior Change

Guides & references

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