Bug ID 441318: Unable to create user with using an e-mail address as the name

Last Modified: Sep 13, 2023

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

Known Affected Versions:
11.6.2 HF1, 11.4.0, 11.4.1

Fixed In:
11.6.0, 11.5.1 HF6, 11.5.0 HF1, 11.4.1 HF4, 11.4.0 HF6

Opened: Dec 19, 2013

Severity: 3-Major

Related Article: K15370


When adding a user to a local user database, you cannot complete the configuration if you type an email address in the User Name field.


User name can not be have special character ".".


While using e-mail as user name (e.g name@f5.com), the string containing the special character period (.) prevents creating user with name as e-mail.


Do not use "." in the user name field.

Fix Information

The special character "." can now be used for a user name.

Behavior Change

Guides & references

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