Licensing BIG-IP VE

In order to use BIG-IP VE, you must have a license from F5.

To choose the license you need, see this webpage. You can get a trial license if you need one.

Reusing licenses

Starting with BIG-IP VE version, 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.