Bug ID 437743: Import of Access Profile config that contains ssl-cert is failing

Last Modified: Apr 10, 2019

Bug Tracker

Affected Product:  See more info
BIG-IP APM(all modules)

Known Affected Versions:
11.4.0, 11.4.1, 11.5.0, 11.5.1, 11.5.1 HF1, 11.5.1 HF10, 11.5.1 HF11, 11.5.1 HF2, 11.5.1 HF3, 11.5.1 HF4, 11.5.1 HF5, 11.5.1 HF6, 11.5.1 HF7, 11.5.1 HF8, 11.5.1 HF9, 11.5.2, 11.5.2 HF1, 11.6.0, 11.6.0 HF1, 11.6.0 HF2, 11.6.0 HF3, 11.6.0 HF4

Fixed In:
12.0.0, 11.6.0 HF5, 11.5.3, 11.4.1 HF9

Opened: Nov 13, 2013
Severity: 3-Major
Related AskF5 Article:


An access profile configuration that uses an SSL Certificate fails to import. This happens because of a change in the method to import SSL certificates.


Serious. It's not possible to import configs that contain above mentioned objects to another box, which might prevent users from distributing profiles manually or properly importing a backup/


Access Profile configuration contains (SSL) Certificate File object, that is configurations that include OCSP responder, Certificate Authority Profile or ServerSSL Profile.


You can either exclude above-\ mentioned objects prior to export and then recreate them after the import or (not recommended) edit the config manually and import the SSL certificate prior to import.

Fix Information

You can import an access profile that includes an SSL certificate object in its configuration objects.

Behavior Change