Bug ID 1185701: 'system aaa' command in ConfD to fail with "Error: application communication failure"

Last Modified: Feb 08, 2024

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

Known Affected Versions:
F5OS-A 1.2.0, F5OS-A 1.3.0, F5OS-A 1.3.1, F5OS-A 1.3.2, F5OS-C 1.5.0, F5OS-C 1.5.1

Fixed In:
F5OS-C 1.6.0, F5OS-A 1.7.0, F5OS-A 1.5.0

Opened: Nov 03, 2022

Severity: 3-Major

Symptoms

System fails to change password and renders system in a degraded state where user management no longer works. System fails to provide proper user feedback to the user about failed password changes.

Impact

F5OS user password cannot be changed.

Conditions

This policy option is causing the problem: system aaa password-policy config retries 5

Workaround

Do not change the configuration from default. system aaa password-policy config retries 5

Fix Information

N/A

Behavior Change

Guides & references

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