By default a F5 BigIP-VE will only have one partition – HD1.1

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A secondary partition will be needed to install any hotfixes, and it is not possible do this via GUI.

After uploading the software image via GUI, install it with the “create-partition” option via CLI:

admin@(bigip-ve)(cfg-sync Standalone)(Active)(/Common)(tmos)# install sys software image BIGIP-12.1.2.0.0.249.iso volume HD1.2 create-volume

The secondary partition, HD1.2, has now been created:

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