Bug ID 743885: Uploading files with special characters in the file name

Last Modified: May 08, 2019

Bug Tracker

Affected Product:  See more info
BIG-IQ Configuration - Local Traffic(all modules)

Known Affected Versions:
5.4.0, 5.4.0 HF1, 5.4.0 HF2

Fixed In:
6.1.0

Opened: Sep 12, 2018
Severity: 3-Major

Symptoms

If you upload a file to BIG-IQ with a special character can cause an error.

Impact

Certain parts of BIG-IQ that upload files may not work if the filename contains characters not compatible with the file system on BIG-IQ.

Conditions

Files selected for upload from the UI appear to be added to the file upload URI without escaping characters.

Workaround

Change the filename to remove characters that need to be escaped.

Fix Information

This has been addressed in BIG-IQ 6.1. Filenames are now escaped correctly.

Behavior Change