Last Modified: Nov 07, 2022
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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
13.0.0, 12.1.2 HF1
Opened: Jul 22, 2016
Related Article: K00762373
Cannot use usernames containing special characters ('$', '@', '.', etc.) when requesting an authentication token for iControl REST when 3rd party authentication provider being used. An 'at' ( @ ) character is a common instance when using an email address as the username.
Cannot authenticate and get authentication token using iControl REST.
-- BIG-IP system uses 3rd party RADIUS or LDAP authentication. -- Username contains a special character (e.g., an email address).
Do not use username with special characters, e.g., 'at' ( @ ), period ( . ), dollar sign ( $ ), and so on.
Updated logic to allow any special characters in username and password when 3rd party authentication system is used on the BIG-IP system.