Bug ID 927909: Upgrading a vCMP guest using a block device image may fail on older versions of host software

Last Modified: Nov 07, 2022

Bug Tracker

Affected Product:  See more info
BIG-IP vCMP(all modules)

Known Affected Versions:
12.1.0, 12.1.0 HF1, 12.1.0 HF2, 12.1.1, 12.1.1 HF1, 12.1.1 HF2, 12.1.2, 12.1.2 HF1, 12.1.2 HF2, 12.1.3,,,,,,,, 12.1.4,, 12.1.5,,,, 12.1.6

Opened: Jul 16, 2020
Severity: 3-Major


Upgrading a vCMP guest fails with the block-device-image option (where the actual images reside on the host). Attempts to upgrade vCMP guest volumes fail, showing a failed status: tmsh show sys software ... HD1.2 1 none none none no failed (archive read or checksum error).


Unable to upgrade software on vcmp guest.


Attempt to upgrade vCMP guest from image residing on the host, for example: $ tmsh install sys software block-device-image BIGIP- volume HD1.2


Copy upgrade image to guest and upgrade directly, for example: $ tmsh install sys software image BIGIP- volume HD1.2

Fix Information


Behavior Change