Last Modified: Oct 06, 2020
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Known Affected Versions:
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, 11.5.10, 11.5.2, 11.5.2 HF1, 11.5.3, 11.5.3 HF1, 11.5.3 HF2, 11.5.4, 11.5.4 HF1, 11.5.4 HF2
11.6.0, 11.5.4 HF3
Opened: Jan 08, 2014
Related AskF5 Article: K50522710
While using the tmsh command or fipskey.nethsm utility to create HSM keys/csr/cert, Locality, Province, Organization names cannot be longer than 15 characters. While using the tmsh command to create HSM keys/csr/cert, Locality, Province, Organization names, common name cannot process multiple words. The system accepts only the content up to the first space character.
The system truncates field content to 15 characters or to the string up to the first space character.
HSM keys/csr/cert, Locality, Province, Organization names, common name are longer than 15 characters or consists of strings separated by space characters.
Use strings shorter than or equal to 15 characters. Use strings without spaces. To use strings containing spaces, quote the entire string and delimit spaces with a backslash character (\). For example, for the string F5 Networks Inc, use this: "F5\ Networks\ Inc". Note that the delimiting slash still counts as a character.
You can now create HSM CSR and certificate fields containing space characters and use strings longer than 15 characters for keys/csr/cert, Locality, Province, Organization names, common name fields.