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Wackitron_36350
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Nov 05, 2018

Revoke and Reuse the F5 license

@here is there any way to revoke and reuse the F5 license? I know it’s doable via big-IQ but wondering if it can be achieved via some other approach? We are looking for it from destroy and rebuild type of Azure infra standpoint. Thanks in advance for the help.

 

  • F5 VE version 12.1.3.3 and later and 13.1.0.2 and later, you can revoke the license from a virtual machine and re-use it on another virtual machine.

    From the Configuration utility, to revoke the license, go to System -> License and click Revoke.

    From tmsh, to revoke the license, run the command:

    tmsh revoke sys license
    .

    This functionality works for BIG-IP VE only.

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  • F5 VE version 12.1.3.3 and later and 13.1.0.2 and later, you can revoke the license from a virtual machine and re-use it on another virtual machine.

    From the Configuration utility, to revoke the license, go to System -> License and click Revoke.

    From tmsh, to revoke the license, run the command:

    tmsh revoke sys license
    .

    This functionality works for BIG-IP VE only.

      • PSFletchTheTek's avatar
        PSFletchTheTek
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        Offline is normally done by contacting support and asking them to do it for you.

        Then you can use the activation site for offline activation in the same way as you did when you first licensed the big-ip.

  • In version 13.1+ there is a revoke option in the licensing screen, or via TMSH:

    tmsh revoke sys license

    Just got to learn from one F5 Fraternity.