Bug ID 687534: If a Pool contains ".." in the name, it is impossible to add a Member to this pool using the GUI Local Traffic > Pools : Member List page

Last Modified: Nov 07, 2022

Bug Tracker

Affected Product:  See more info
BIG-IP LTM(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, 12.1.3.1, 12.1.3.2, 12.1.3.3, 12.1.3.4, 12.1.3.5, 13.0.0, 13.0.0 HF1, 13.0.0 HF2, 13.0.0 HF3, 13.0.1, 13.1.0, 13.1.0.1, 13.1.0.2, 13.1.0.3, 13.1.0.4, 13.1.0.5, 13.1.0.6, 13.1.0.7, 13.1.0.8, 13.1.1

Fixed In:
14.0.0, 13.1.1.2, 12.1.3.6

Opened: Oct 06, 2017
Severity: 3-Major

Symptoms

- Create a pool with name containing two dots (that is, the string '..') - Go to the GUI Local Traffic :: Pools : Member List page and click the Add button to add a member. - There is a No Access error preventing you from adding a member to the pool

Impact

Cannot add a Member to the pool using the GUI.

Conditions

This issue occurs when a pool name contains .. in the name.

Workaround

Use tmsh to add pool members to an existing pool using a command similar to the following. tmsh modify ltm pool <pool name> members add { <member info> }

Fix Information

For pools with '..' in the name, it is now possible to add members after pool creation using the GUI Local Traffic :: Pools : Member List page.

Behavior Change