Bug ID 428928: Policy with auto-detect encoding is not configured on target of device group sync

Last Modified: Nov 07, 2022

Affected Product(s):
BIG-IP ASM(all modules)

Known Affected Versions:
12.0.0, 12.0.0 HF1, 12.0.0 HF2, 12.0.0 HF3, 12.0.0 HF4, 12.1.0, 12.1.0 HF1, 12.1.0 HF2, 12.1.1, 12.1.1 HF1, 12.1.1 HF2, 12.1.2, 12.1.2 HF1, 12.1.2 HF2, 12.1.3,,,,,,,, 12.1.4,, 12.1.5,,,, 12.1.6

Fixed In:

Opened: Aug 27, 2013

Severity: 3-Major


Device management: A security policy is not configured on the target device if the Auto detect option is selected for this security policy on the source device.


On the target device of device group sync, the security policy appears as unconfigured.


A security policy is created with auto-detect encoding with device group sync configured.


After policy encoding has been detected, manually push sync to peer devices.

Fix Information

Auto-detect encoding for security policy is preserved in device group sync.

Behavior Change

Guides & references

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