Bug ID 573249: Setting Encryption Algorithm for AH IPsec Policy is now ignored.

Last Modified: Nov 07, 2022

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

Known Affected Versions:
12.0.0, 12.0.0 HF1, 12.0.0 HF2, 12.0.0 HF3, 12.0.0 HF4, 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,,,,,,,, 12.1.4,, 12.1.5,,,, 12.1.6

Fixed In:

Opened: Feb 11, 2016

Severity: 3-Major


Setting Encryption Algorithm for AH IPsec Policy is meaningless and is treated as a configuration error.


Configuration error.


Creating a 'net ipsec ipsec-policy' with the 'ip protocol' set to AH.


Set the encryption algorithm to NULL with configuring IPsec protocol AH.

Fix Information

The setting for encryption algorithm is ignored and defaults to NULL when configuring IPsec protocol AH.

Behavior Change

Guides & references

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