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Change active volume for next boot.

deh_21598
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Hello.

 

I need that curently active partition will be active for next reboot. How can I do this without rebooting device?

 

Screenshots attached.

 

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nitass_89166
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Noctilucent
welcome. actually, i just realized it works in v11 as well. 😛

 

 

sol5658: Overview of the switchboot utility

 

http://support.f5.com/kb/en-us/solutions/public/5000/600/sol5658.html

 

 

please be noted that it will reboot automatically in viprion platform.

 

 

sol9296: Changing the default boot image location on VIPRION platforms forces a reboot to the new boot location

 

http://support.f5.com/kb/en-us/solutions/public/9000/200/sol9296.html

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nitass
F5 Employee
F5 Employee
have you tried switchboot command?

deh_21598
Nimbostratus
Nimbostratus
tnx a lot!

 

did't know about that command.

nitass
F5 Employee
F5 Employee
welcome. actually, i just realized it works in v11 as well. 😛

 

 

sol5658: Overview of the switchboot utility

 

http://support.f5.com/kb/en-us/solutions/public/5000/600/sol5658.html

 

 

please be noted that it will reboot automatically in viprion platform.

 

 

sol9296: Changing the default boot image location on VIPRION platforms forces a reboot to the new boot location

 

http://support.f5.com/kb/en-us/solutions/public/9000/200/sol9296.html

Worked for me too. BIG-IP Virtual Edition 11.6.1. Thanks!

 

nitass_89166
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Noctilucent
welcome. actually, i just realized it works in v11 as well. 😛

 

 

sol5658: Overview of the switchboot utility

 

http://support.f5.com/kb/en-us/solutions/public/5000/600/sol5658.html

 

 

please be noted that it will reboot automatically in viprion platform.

 

 

sol9296: Changing the default boot image location on VIPRION platforms forces a reboot to the new boot location

 

http://support.f5.com/kb/en-us/solutions/public/9000/200/sol9296.html

Worked for me too. BIG-IP Virtual Edition 11.6.1. Thanks!

 

Mark_Ellis_3300
Nimbostratus
Nimbostratus

I had an issue where my VE lab would not shutdown and reload into a newly installed software image through the normal "activate" function. A bit more manual, but the switchboot command worked for me too. Thanks! v12.0.0 --> v12.1.3