Bug ID 757505: peer-cert-mode set to 'always' does not work when client-ssl is enabled with session-ticket

Last Modified: May 29, 2024

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

Known Affected Versions:
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,, 13.1.5,, 14.0.0,,,,,, 14.0.1,, 14.1.0,,,,,, 14.1.2,,,,,,,,, 14.1.3,, 14.1.4,,,,,,, 14.1.5,,,,,

Fixed In:

Opened: Feb 04, 2019

Severity: 3-Major


When a session is restored using a session-ticket, the peer-cert-mode setting is not acknowledged.


The SSL client is validated only once, instead of each time.


-- Session tickets are enabled. -- The peer-cert-mode in the client SSL profile is set to `always'. -- A session is restored using a ticket.


Disable session ticket.

Fix Information

If peer-cert-mode is set to 'always', session tickets will not be issued. This is the same behavior as is seen with session ID resumption.

Behavior Change

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