Bug ID 637279: Pool member discovery/autoscale does not work in eu-central-1 (Germany) region of AWS.

Last Modified: Nov 07, 2022

Bug Tracker

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

Known Affected Versions:
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, 12.1.2 HF1, 12.1.2 HF2, 12.1.3,,,,,,,, 12.1.4,, 12.1.5,,,, 12.1.6

Fixed In:

Opened: Jan 06, 2017
Severity: 3-Major


Pool member discovery does not work and produces the following error: as-describe-auto-scaling-groups: Refused: The security token included in the request is invalid.


Pool member discovery cannot be run in eu-central-1 region.


This occurs in the eu-central-1 region only. Does not apply for failover. Note: This error might happen even when correct IAM credentials are specified.


Create autoscale configuration in regions other than eu-central-1.

Fix Information

Pool member discovery/autoscale now works in eu-central-1 (Germany) region of AWS.

Behavior Change