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, 15.0.1.1, 15.0.1.2, 15.0.1.3, 15.0.1.4, 15.1.0, 15.1.0.1, 15.1.0.2, 15.1.0.3, 15.1.0.4, 15.1.0.5, 15.1.1, 15.1.2, 15.1.2.1, 15.1.3, 15.1.3.1, 15.1.4, 15.1.4.1, 15.1.5, 15.1.5.1, 15.1.6, 15.1.6.1, 15.1.7, 15.1.8, 15.1.8.1, 15.1.8.2, 15.1.9, 15.1.9.1, 15.1.10, 15.1.10.2, 15.1.10.3

Opened: Jul 25, 2019

Severity: 3-Major

Symptoms

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.

Impact

Device comes up in an unlicensed state

Conditions

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

Workaround

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

None

Behavior Change

Guides & references

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