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

Last Modified: Nov 07, 2022

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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

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:


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