Bug ID 671518: F5 does not currently support i18n across its product lines.

Last Modified: Dec 15, 2021

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Affected Product:  See more info
BIG-IP All(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, 13.0.0, 13.0.0 HF1, 13.0.0 HF2, 13.0.0 HF3, 13.0.1, 13.1.0,,,,,,,,, 13.1.1,,,,, 13.1.3,,,,,,, 13.1.4,, 14.0.0,,,,,, 14.0.1,, 14.1.0,,,,,, 14.1.2,,,,,,,,, 14.1.3,, 14.1.4,,,,,

Opened: Jun 28, 2017
Severity: 3-Major


APIs and interfaces at F5 have varying levels of support for Unicode and extended character sets. There is currently no comprehensive solution for non-ASCII support. Any non-ASCII data is not strictly guaranteed to behave or display as expected.


All APIs and interfaces are not guaranteed to support non-ASCII characters.


Non-ASCII character sets are used in resource configuration across the F5 product line.


There is no workaround at this time. Different interfaces at F5 have varying levels of support for non-ASCII text, though none have support officially.

Fix Information


Behavior Change