Bug ID 439378: nethsm-safenet-install.sh lists wrong option usage for password input

Last Modified: Jul 12, 2023

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

Fixed In:

Opened: Dec 02, 2013

Severity: 3-Major


nethsm-safenet-insall.sh help text lists the wrong password option: --hsm_partition_password. But when using this option, the password is not read in. The correct option is: --hsm_password.


The password passed in using option '--hsm_partition_password' will not be read correctly. The system ignores the password passed in, and the installation fails.


Attempting to use nethsm-safenet-install.sh to install the Safenet client to the BIG-IP system.


Use the following option: --hsm_password

Fix Information

This release corrects the tmsh help text for nethsm-safenet-insall.sh.

Behavior Change

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