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Apr 03, 2020

How to display big ip virtual edition appliance serial number (ex. "ZWIFNYAR")

Does anyone know how to display the appliance serial number on a virtual edition big ip? It's an eight-character serial # that begins with a "Z" (all of ours start with "Z" so I'm assuming...). It sh...
  • Dario_Garrido's avatar
    Apr 03, 2020

    Hello Alan.


    "A BIG-IP Virtual Edition (VE) system does not have a similar serial number format to the previously mentioned hardware platforms. If you encounter any issue that requires F5 Support assistance, you cannot use the BIG-IP VE serial number to open a support case. You must use the last seven digits of the BIG-IP VE registration key.

    Note: For information about finding the registration key of your BIG-IP virtual edition (VE) system, refer to K54213125: Finding the registration key of your BIG-IP virtual edition (VE) system"

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    So, the code you are searching should be 'Z' + your last 7 digits of your license.

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