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May 16, 2024
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Errors in setup of BIGIP-NEXT CM VE on KVM

I've been hammering at trying to get a stable BIGIP-NEXT CM VE running in a lab for a while now and keep running into issues. This would be the new and improved v20.2.0 in KVM (qcow image). It seems...
  • Lucas_Thompson's avatar
    May 16, 2024

    That does sound frustrating. A few things to try:

    1- Make sure you have EXACTLY one network interface on your guest

    2- Make sure you have 8 cores and 16GB

    3- Check that the hypervisor isn't oversubscribed (CPU or memory): On slow systems, there can be timeout problems. With low memory the pods will constantly crash.

    4- On the crashed pods, try checking out the logs:
    https://kubernetes.io/docs/reference/kubectl/generated/kubectl_logs/

     

    One other thing is that the setup command for both Central Manager and the BIP Next Instances does produce many warnings that can be ignored, and the message you see may be normal.