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, 12.1.3.1, 12.1.3.2, 12.1.3.3, 12.1.3.4, 12.1.3.5, 12.1.3.6, 12.1.3.7, 12.1.4, 12.1.4.1, 12.1.5, 12.1.5.1, 12.1.5.2, 12.1.5.3, 12.1.6

Opened: Jul 16, 2020
Severity: 3-Major

Symptoms

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).

Impact

Unable to upgrade software on vcmp guest.

Conditions

Attempt to upgrade vCMP guest from image residing on the host, for example: $ tmsh install sys software block-device-image BIGIP-15.1.0.3-0.0.12.iso volume HD1.2

Workaround

Copy upgrade image to guest and upgrade directly, for example: $ tmsh install sys software image BIGIP-15.1.0.3-0.0.12.iso volume HD1.2

Fix Information

None

Behavior Change