After you download the software installation image and import the software image to
the /shared/images directory on the BIG-IP VE
system, you can initiate the installation operation. The destination you specify for
installation must represent a hard drive volume or partition on the BIG-IP
On the Main tab of the navigation pane, expand System,
and click Software Management.
The Software Management screen opens.
From the Available Images table, click the link representing the software image
you want to install.
The image properties screen opens.
In the Installation Targets column, select the check box associated with the
location where you want to install.
The installation confirmation screen opens.
To begin the installation operation, click Install.
The Installation Status screen opens.
To watch the progress of the installation operation, click the
Refresh button, or specify a value for the
Auto Refresh setting.
The upgrade process installs the software on the inactive installation
location that you specify. This process usually takes between three and seven
Tip: If there is a problem during installation, you can use
log messages to troubleshoot a solution. The system stores the installation
log file as /var/log/liveinstall.log.
When the installation operation is
complete, the system removes the refresh options. When that occurs, you can safely
reboot the newly installed volume or partition.