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

Last Modified: May 29, 2024

Affected Product(s):
BIG-IP LTM, TMOS(all modules)

Known Affected Versions:
11.5.1 HF1, 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, 11.5.1 HF10, 11.5.1 HF11, 11.5.2 HF1, 11.5.3 HF1, 11.5.3 HF2, 11.5.4 HF1, 11.5.4 HF2, 11.5.4 HF3, 11.5.4 HF4, 11.5.0, 11.5.1, 11.6.0, 11.6.1, 11.6.2, 11.6.3, 11.6.3.1, 11.6.3.2, 11.6.3.3, 11.6.3.4, 11.6.4, 11.6.5, 11.6.5.1, 11.6.5.2, 11.6.5.3, 12.1.0 HF1, 12.1.0 HF2, 12.1.1 HF1, 12.1.1 HF2, 12.1.2 HF1, 12.1.2 HF2

Fixed In:
12.0.0, 11.6.0 HF5, 11.5.2

Opened: Sep 04, 2014

Severity: 2-Critical

Related Article: K15982

Symptoms

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

Impact

ZebOS config load fails.

Conditions

In config file, set a password that begins with a number. e.g., neighbor 1.2.3.4 password 0abcdefghijkl

Workaround

Use a password beginning with an alpha character.

Fix Information

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

Behavior Change

Guides & references

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