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Original Publication Date: 07/26/2016
BIG-IP Hotfix Release Information
Hotfix Rollup: 1
Engineering Hotfix 22
BIG-IP Virtual Edition 12.1.0 HF1 EHF22 Release Information
This release provides additional support for the Azure platform.
Component: Virtual Edition
Although BIG-IP Virtual Edition 12.1.0 HF1 EHF1 is intended for AWS only, the system does not prevent you from accidentally downloading and installing it into Azure environments. If you upgrade Azure from BIG-IP Virtual Edition 12.0.0 HF1 EHF14 to the AWS-specific BIG-IP Virtual Edition 12.1.0 HF1 EHF1, the Azure license becomes nonoperational and gets invalidated.
Upgrading a BYOL instance on Azure to 12.1.0 HF1 EHF1.
License becomes unusable. Re-licensing the instance gets an invalid license.
The workaround for this issue is to boot back into previous boot volume, and then upgrade to 12.1.0-HF1-EHF22 in Azure.
To change default boot volume, choose one of the following methods:
For more information about the switchboot utility, see SOL5658: Overview of the switchboot utility
This release fixes the issue that occurred when the Azure license become nonoperational after upgrading to BIG-IP Virtual Edition 12.1.0 HF1 EHF1 from 12.0.0 HF1 EHF14.
Note: Do not use BIG-IP 12.1.0 HF1 EHF1 in the Azure environments.