Bug ID 536623: Upon XML policy export, there is no indication of a malformed resulting XML policy

Last Modified: Nov 07, 2022

Bug Tracker

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

Known Affected Versions:
12.0.0, 12.0.0 HF1, 12.0.0 HF2, 12.0.0 HF3, 12.0.0 HF4

Fixed In:

Opened: Jul 30, 2015
Severity: 3-Major


When exporting an XML policy, if the resulting policy is malformed - there is no indication of that in GUI/REST/TMSH


There is no error indicating that the exported XML policy is malformed


ASM provisioned The exported XML policy is malformed


Try to import the XML policy that was exported, if it is malformed it will fail with an appropriate error

Fix Information

We now validate the exported XML policy right after export and propagate an appropriate error in case it is malformed.

Behavior Change