Bug ID 791365: Bad encryption password error on UCS save

Last Modified: Sep 16, 2022

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Affected Product:  See more info
BIG-IP TMOS(all modules)

Known Affected Versions:
14.0.0,,,,,, 14.0.1,, 14.1.0,,,,,, 14.1.2,,,,,,,,, 14.1.3,, 14.1.4,,,,,,, 14.1.5,, 15.0.0, 15.0.1,,,,, 15.1.0,,,,,, 15.1.1, 15.1.2,, 15.1.3,, 15.1.4,, 15.1.5,, 15.1.6,

Opened: Jun 07, 2019
Severity: 3-Major


When a user with the admin role attempts to save a UCS with a passphrase, the following error is encountered: [resource-admin@inetgtm1dev:Active:Standalone] ucs # tmsh save sys ucs /var/local/ucs/test-ucs passphrase password Saving active configuration... Error: Bad encryption password. <========= Operation aborted. /var/tmp/configsync.spec: Error creating package WARNING:There are error(s) during saving. Not everything was saved. Be very careful when using this saved file! Error creating package Error during config save. Unexpected Error: UCS saving process failed.


Unable to save UCS with a passphrase.


1) Log into the BIG-IP system as a user with admin role that has Advanced Shell access. 2) Attempt to create a UCS with a passphrase.


This affects users logged in with the Admin role; you will be able to create a UCS with a passphrase while logged in as either the root user or as a user with the resource-admin role.

Fix Information


Behavior Change