Bug ID 844605: SSH login for remote users with RADIUS authentication

Last Modified: Jul 12, 2023

Affected Product(s):
BIG-IQ Platform(all modules)

Known Affected Versions:

Fixed In:,

Opened: Oct 30, 2019

Severity: 3-Major


BIG-IQ SSH access for non-local users with RADIUS authentication fails.


Unable to authenticate with non-local users via SSH into BIG-IQ


BIG-IQ SSH access is configured to allow remote (non-local) user access with RADIUS authentication.


On the BIG-IQ manually edit /etc/pam.d/radius/system-auth.conf and replace ":" with "/" in the RADIUS server's address.

Fix Information

IPv4 and IPv6 servers RADIUS authentication is now supported.

Behavior Change

Guides & references

K10134038: F5 Bug Tracker Filter Names and Tips