Last Modified: Oct 06, 2020
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Known Affected Versions:
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, 11.6.0, 11.6.0 HF1, 11.6.0 HF2, 11.6.0 HF3, 11.6.0 HF4
12.0.0, 11.6.0 HF5, 11.5.3
Opened: Sep 03, 2014
Related AskF5 Article: K16679
When an & (ampersand) character is entered for Common Name, Organization Name, Division or SAN in an SSL Certificate, the ampersand is escaped and replaced with an & string.
The system escapes the ampersand with an & string. Names such as AT&T that generate certificates that escape the ampersand character do not work as expected.
Create or renew an existing certificate with an ampersand in the Common Name, Organization Name, Division, or SAN.
The system now correctly converts the '&' (ampersand) character in the Certificate and ensures that the Peer Device process is still operating.