Bug ID 606521: Policy with UTF-8 encoding retains disallowed high ASCII meta-characters after upgrade

Last Modified: Sep 13, 2023

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

Known Affected Versions:

Fixed In:
13.0.0, 12.1.3

Opened: Jul 22, 2016

Severity: 3-Major


Policy with UTF-8 encoding has disallowed high ASCII meta-characters even after upgrade, which results in suggestions for allowing meta-characters that cannot be accepted.


Suggestions for allowing high ASCII meta-characters cannot be accepted.


System with a policy with encoding set to UTF-8 (uppercase). Upgrading from v11.6.x/v12.x to v12.1.2 or 13.0.0.



Fix Information

The upgrade process now fixes policies that had their encoding stored in uppercase as well.

Behavior Change

Guides & references

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