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Michaelyang's avatar
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Oct 25, 2022

Virtual server and pool configuration disappear...

Hello, After I re-activate my License in my LAB, my virtual and pool settings are gone... I checked the running configuration RAM and /config/bigip.conf.bak and found that they are really gone... ...
  • Samir's avatar
    Oct 25, 2022

    As per my experience looks like you have mimic f5 license key wrongly and later you have added correct license key( In that case it will remove exiting config from f5. Generally bymistake it happens

  • Matt_Mabis's avatar
    Oct 27, 2022

    Just curious did you utilize any automation or CLI when configuring your BIG-IP or was it all done via GUI?    when in the GUI it auto saves on execution but for example using Ansible you have to save the running configuration to commit the changes on reboot or even re-license.