Bug ID 651951: Failure to use REST services on BIG-IP without 'admin' user

Last Modified: May 29, 2024

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

Known Affected Versions:
11.5.4, 11.5.5, 11.5.6, 11.5.7, 11.5.8, 11.5.9, 11.5.10, 11.6.0, 11.6.1, 11.6.2, 11.6.3, 11.6.3.1, 11.6.3.2, 11.6.3.3, 11.6.3.4, 11.6.4, 11.6.5, 11.6.5.1, 11.6.5.2, 11.6.5.3, 12.0.0, 12.0.0 HF1, 12.1.0 HF1, 12.0.0 HF2, 12.1.0 HF2, 12.0.0 HF3, 12.0.0 HF4, 12.1.1 HF1, 12.1.1 HF2, 12.1.2 HF1, 12.1.2 HF2, 12.1.0, 12.1.1, 12.1.2, 12.1.3, 12.1.3.1, 12.1.3.2, 12.1.3.3, 12.1.3.4, 12.1.3.5, 12.1.3.6, 12.1.3.7, 12.1.4, 12.1.4.1, 12.1.5, 12.1.5.1, 12.1.5.2, 12.1.5.3, 12.1.6, 13.0.0, 13.0.0 HF1, 13.0.0 HF2, 13.0.0 HF3, 13.0.1

Fixed In:
13.1.0

Opened: Mar 16, 2017

Severity: 3-Major

Related Article: K32065842

Symptoms

Cannot use BIG-IP REST services such as BIG-IQ management and iApps LX, unless there is an administrator user named 'admin'.

Impact

Unable to use REST services such as BIG-IQ management and iApps LX.

Conditions

The user name of the administrator account has been changed to anything other than 'admin'.

Workaround

Name the administrator 'admin'.

Fix Information

REST services can now be used by admin users with names other than 'admin'.

Behavior Change

Guides & references

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