Bug ID 617643: iControl.ForceSessions enabled results in GUI error on certain pages

Last Modified: Sep 13, 2023

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

Known Affected Versions:
12.1.0, 12.1.1, 12.1.2, 12.1.3,,,,,,,, 12.1.4,, 12.1.5,,,, 12.1.6, 13.0.0, 13.0.0 HF1, 13.0.0 HF2, 13.0.0 HF3, 13.0.1, 13.1.0,,,,,,,,, 13.1.1

Fixed In:

Opened: Sep 20, 2016

Severity: 3-Major


GUI pages display 'An error has occurred while trying to process your request.'


Unable to use GUI for certain tasks when iControl.ForceSessions is enabled.


Visiting pages related to PKI (cert/key), SNMP, AFM or licensing tasks when iControl.ForceSessions is enabled.


Use shell for related administrative tasks or if feature is not used, disable with the following command: tmsh# modify sys db icontrol.forcesessions value disable

Fix Information

Enabled GUI to adapt when the iControl.ForceSessions is set to 'enable'.

Behavior Change

Guides & references

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