Install / Upgrade / Uninstall¶
The following information will assist in installing and uninstalling F5 BIG-IP FAST on the BIG-IP.
BIG-IP v13.1 or later.
AS3 v3.16 or later must be installed, see Downloading and Installing AS3.
Choose the most current version
Under the Assets section, click the .rpm file, downloading to a location accessible from the BIG-IP
From the BIG-IP management GUI, install the extension by navigating to iApps > Package Management LX
Click Import then select the RPM you downloaded
Once the package is imported, f5-appsvcs-templates will appear in the list of installed extensions.
On BIG-IP versions prior to 14.0, the iApps LX framework must be enabled before the Configuration utility is visible.
To do this, run the following command on the BIG-IP:
This command only needs to be run once (per BIG-IP system).
This is not necessary with BIG-IP 14.0 and later.
Upgrading BIG-IP FAST¶
When F5 releases a new version of BIG-IP FAST, use the same procedure you used to initially install the RPM. See the Installation instructions above.
TMUI caches iApps LX GUIs and the cache needs to be cleared on BIG-IP FAST upgrades to get the GUI changes (i.e., use a cache-clearing refresh or reset depending on the browser)
BIG-IP FAST follows semantic versioning and all releases of BIG-IP FAST, and bundled template sets, are backward compatible with previous releases in the same major version
Uninstalling BIG-IP FAST¶
To completely uninstall, and remove, the “F5 Applications Services Templates” entry from the GUI, perform the following steps:
iApps> Package Management LX select f5-appsvcs-templates, click Uninstall then Yes to confirm
iApps> Application Services> Applications LX select F5 Applications Services Templates, click Undeploy
iApps> Application Services> Applications LX select F5 Applications Services Templates, click Delete then Yes to confirm deletion
The result should be a Status of There are no applications listed.