Bug ID 1125349: Changing the root password in appliance mode unlocks the root account

Last Modified: May 29, 2024

Affected Product(s):
F5OS Velos(all modules)

Known Affected Versions:
F5OS-A 1.0.0, F5OS-A 1.0.1, F5OS-A 1.1.0, F5OS-A 1.1.1, F5OS-C 1.3.0, F5OS-C 1.3.1, F5OS-C 1.3.2

Fixed In:
F5OS-C 1.6.0, F5OS-A 1.3.0

Opened: Jul 11, 2022

Severity: 3-Major


If the password of root is changed in appliance mode, it disables appliance mode.


Appliance mode is disabled.


Appliance mode is enabled. Root password is changed using set-password API.


Toggle appliance mode to enable it again.

Fix Information

Appliance mode is not disabled and displays a message: "Info: The password has changed but appliance mode is enabled that blocks root login."

Behavior Change

Guides & references

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