Bug ID 678257: import existing netHSM private key to BigIP

Last Modified: May 29, 2024

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

Known Affected Versions:
12.1.1, 12.1.2, 12.1.3,,,,,,,, 12.1.4,, 12.1.5,,,, 12.1.6

Fixed In:

Opened: Aug 13, 2017

Severity: 3-Major


BIG-IP can only use the netHSM that is created at the BigIP.


BIG-IP user cannot reuse the pre-existing netHSM key that is not created at BigIP.


When netHSM key is created from a non-BIG-IP client.


People need to recreate a new netHSM key from the BIG-IP connecting to the netHSM.

Fix Information

We added this function as a new feature to the BIG-IP user. With this fix, people just need to specify the key label for the pre-existing netHSM key to install/import the key to bigip. The new key will just have the same name as the key label.

Behavior Change

Guides & references

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