Releases and Versioning

See also

Please see the Partners page for information about our OpenStack distribution platform partnerships and certifications.


This documentation set applies to the following versions of each F5 Integration for OpenStack component:

Docs and Component Versioning
Component Version
f5-openstack-agent 9.8+, 9.9+
f5-openstack-lbaasv2-driver 12.x-13.x
f5-openstack-lbaasv1 [1] 7.x, 8.x, 9.x


[1]F5 ceased to repair defects and perform maintenance on the F5 OpenStack LBaaS version 1 integration as of the Openstack Ocata release (April 2017). See the Neutron LBaaSv1 section below for more information.

F5 in OpenStack compatibility

The tables below show the versions used in earlier development testing. Besides the versions listed here, please note that the main supported version now for lbaas is Pike. F5 encourages customers to use Pike if they are installing new environment. Please contact the PD team first for more details if you have any questions about any related versions.

OpenStack, F5 Integration, & BIG-IP version compatibility
F5 Component Version(s) OpenStack Version(s) BIG-IP version(s)

F5 Agent for OpenStack Neutron


v9.8.x Pike,Queens v12.x, v13.x, v14.x, v15.x
v9.9.x Pike,Queens
v9.10.x Pike,Queens

F5 Driver for OpenStack LBaaSv2


v12.x Pike v12.x, v13.x, v14.x, v15.x
v13.x Queens
Linux OS Compatibility
F5 Component version(s) RHEL version(s) Ubuntu version(s)
8.x, 9.x, 10.x, 11.x, 12.x 6, 7 12, 14

End of Technical Support

The following products have reached End of Technical Support (EOTS).

Refer to the F5 Support Policy for GitHub Software for more information.

Deprecated releases

F5 has deprecated the releases listed in the table below.

F5 component OpenStack version
v7.x Kilo
v8.x Liberty
v9.x Mitaka
v10.x Newton
v11.x Ocata

Neutron LBaaSv1


End of Technical Support for F5 OpenStack LBaaS version 1

The F5 OpenStack LBaaS version 1 integration reached End of Technical Support (EOTS) effective with the Openstack Ocata release in April 2017.

This announcement is in compliance with the OpenStack community deprecation of the OpenStack Neutron LBaaS version 1 plugin. F5 encourages customers to move to OpenStack LBaaS version 2.

For additional information, please refer to the F5 End of Life policy.

The table below is for informational purposes only.

OpenStack LBaaSv1 & F5 BIG-IP compatibility
F5 LBaaSv1 Connector version(s) OpenStack version BIG-IP version(s)
7.x Kilo 11.5.2+, 11.6.x, 12.0.x
8.x Liberty 11.5.2+, 11.6.x, 12.0.x
9.x Mitaka 11.5.2+, 11.6.x, 12.0.x