Bug ID 514431: [TMSH][GTM] Add validation for special characters like Ctrl+k for gtm object names

Last Modified: Mar 21, 2019

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Affected Product:  See more info
BIG-IP GTM(all modules)

Known Affected Versions:
11.4.1, 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, 11.5.2, 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, 11.5.4 HF3, 11.5.4 HF4, 11.5.5, 11.5.6, 11.5.7, 11.5.8, 11.5.9, 11.6.0, 11.6.0 HF1, 11.6.0 HF2, 11.6.0 HF3, 11.6.0 HF4, 11.6.0 HF5, 11.6.0 HF6, 11.6.0 HF7, 11.6.0 HF8, 11.6.1, 11.6.1 HF1, 11.6.1 HF2, 11.6.2, 11.6.2 HF1, 11.6.3, 11.6.3.1, 11.6.3.2, 11.6.3.3, 11.6.3.4, 11.6.4

Opened: Mar 25, 2015
Severity: 4-Minor

Symptoms

GTM objects display ^K characters, cannot be assigned to other objects When editing bigip_gtm.conf using the CLI, it is possible to use some characters in server, virtual server, and pool names. These characters can be saved to the config as a space or as a special character. Characters include ^K ^B, ^N, ^L.

Impact

1. Config is not displayed properly. 2. Odd problems happen when object has such names, for example, it fails to add virtual server to a server with such names, in 11.5.1 and 11.4.1 virtual servers cannot be assigned to pools, pools to wideips etc.

Conditions

Editing bigip_gtm.conf using CLI.

Workaround

Do not use such characters (CTRL+) for objects.

Fix Information

None

Behavior Change