Bug ID 589374: TCL iApp code cannot use shell like commands when the shell is disabled

Last Modified: Oct 06, 2020

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

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

Opened: Apr 25, 2016
Severity: 3-Major


When sys db systemauth.disablebash is set to true, shell like commands such as file open and create commands will fail to work.


Some TCL syntax will produce errors instead of the desired results


sys db systemauth.disablebash is set to true


Where possible, use TMSH or API interfaces instead of intermediate external files. Some modules may not support TMSH or alternate API interface.

Fix Information


Behavior Change