Bug ID 1148181: SSL TLS1.3 connection terminates with "empty persist key" error when SSL persistence is enabled and session tickets are disabled

Last Modified: Feb 14, 2024

Affected Product(s):
BIG-IP None(all modules)

Known Affected Versions:
16.0.0,, 16.0.1,,, 16.1.0, 16.1.1, 16.1.2,,, 16.1.3,,,,,, 16.1.4,,, 17.0.0,,, 17.1.0,,,, 17.1.1,

Opened: Sep 09, 2022

Severity: 3-Major


SSL TLS1.3 handshake fails.


TLS1.3 SSL handhshakes will fail.


- TLS1.3 should be enabled in the clientssl profile. - session ticket should be disabled in the clientssl profile. - Persistence should be enabled in the virtual server.


Either disabling persistence in the virtual server or enabling session-ticket in the clientssl profile

Fix Information


Behavior Change

Guides & references

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