Last Modified: Apr 10, 2019
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BIG-IP Install/Upgrade, LTM
Known Affected Versions:
12.1.0, 12.1.0 HF1, 12.1.0 HF2, 12.1.1, 12.1.1 HF1, 12.1.1 HF2, 12.1.2, 12.1.2 HF1, 12.1.2 HF2, 12.1.3, 220.127.116.11, 18.104.22.168, 22.214.171.124, 126.96.36.199, 188.8.131.52, 184.108.40.206, 220.127.116.11, 12.1.4, 18.104.22.168
Opened: Nov 18, 2014
LTM Policy performs a validation of user-supplied host names and domain names to check for valid characters and general format. Previously the validation would pass. After upgrading, you see a validation error "Policy '/Common/test-policy', rule 'test-rule'; invalid url, value 'http://example.com/%^&*()'."
Certain invalid host and domain names could be used in LTM Policy conditions, but unlikely to ever match valid, real-world data.
Specify an invalid host or domain name like: ...... .-.-.hello--.. example..com This can be encountered on an upgrade to 12.0.0 or beyond.
Re-enter valid host or domain name.
LTM Policy has more strict validation of host name and domain names