Before you can upgrade a device, you must first download the software image from the
F5 Downloads site, https://downloads.f5.com to the Images
Legacy devices are
BIG-IP devices running software version 10.2.0 and later. For this
process, you use the legacy Upgrade Advisor. This process confirms that the device has a
and rolls that configuration forward to the upgraded software version.
Log in to BIG-IQ Device with your administrator user name and password.
At the top of the screen, click Provisioning.
Hover on the Devices panel header, click the + sign when
it appears, and then click Upgrade Legacy Device.
In the IP Address field, type the IP address for the
legacy device that you want to upgrade from version 10.2.0 or earlier.
Type the admin and root user names and passwords in the appropriate
From the Software Version list, select the software image to which you want to
upgrade this device.
Click the Check button.
This initiates a check to ensure that the device is available for upgrade by
Click the Upgrade button to upgrade the device.