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Jan 23, 2023

One-Arm Mode Migration

Hi Experts, We're running F5 BIG-IP 2200 v15.1.2.1 (Build 0.0.10) appliances on HA and planning to migrate it to i2000 series (HA).  Currently, the config is one-arm mode and we've been asked to do...
  • mihaic's avatar
    Jan 23, 2023

    Sounds ok to me. Just check that the ARP is enabled on the virtual address of the VIP. By default it is, but to be sure please check.

    In case you have issues make sure you check the arp table on the firewall and the vip  ip is pointing to the right mac address. Probably it be good to check this before you migrate a vip , and record  the mac address so you can compare it. 


  • Paulius's avatar
    Jan 24, 2023

    Sri_Narasimha_05 the UCS restore overrides all configuration of the new device when imported last I had to do one with the exception of validating various difference between platforms when you use the platform migrate. You might try a UCS restore on a virtual appliance first in a sandbox to see exactly what happens.