Bug ID 477859: ZebOS config load may fail if password begins with numeric character

Last Modified: Oct 06, 2020

Bug Tracker

Affected Product:  See more info
BIG-IP LTM, TMOS(all modules)

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, 11.6.0, 11.6.0 HF1, 11.6.0 HF2, 11.6.0 HF3, 11.6.0 HF4

Fixed In:
12.0.0, 11.6.0 HF5, 11.5.2

Opened: Sep 04, 2014
Severity: 2-Critical
Related AskF5 Article:


ZebOS config load might fail if a password begins with a number.


ZebOS config load fails.


In config file, set a password that begins with a number. e.g., neighbor password 0abcdefghijkl


Use a password beginning with an alpha character.

Fix Information

ZebOS config now loads correctly when the password begins with a number.

Behavior Change