Bug ID 575347: Unexpected backslashes remain in monitor 'username' attribute after upgrade

Last Modified: May 29, 2024

Affected Product(s):
BIG-IP LTM(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, 11.5.4, 11.5.5, 11.5.6, 11.5.7, 11.5.8, 11.5.9, 11.5.10, 12.0.0, 12.0.0 HF1, 12.1.0 HF1, 12.0.0 HF2, 12.1.0 HF2, 12.0.0 HF3, 12.0.0 HF4, 12.1.1 HF1, 12.1.1 HF2, 12.1.2 HF1, 12.1.2 HF2

Fixed In:
13.0.0, 12.1.0, 11.6.1 HF1

Opened: Feb 22, 2016

Severity: 3-Major

Symptoms

The monitor 'username' attribute contains unexpected backslashes.

Impact

Monitor probes contain excess backslashes which can lead to monitor failures.

Conditions

Upgrading from an earlier version with a configuration that contains a monitor 'username' attribute with at least one escaped backslash ('\\').

Workaround

Un-escape backslashes after upgrade by transforming '\\' sequences to '\'.

Fix Information

Removed excess backslashes from monitor 'username' attribute during upgrade process.

Behavior Change

Guides & references

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