Bug ID 973469: The ed25519 certificate and key are not accepted.

Last Modified: Dec 07, 2023

Affected Product(s):
F5OS Velos(all modules)

Known Affected Versions:
F5OS-C 1.1.0, F5OS-C 1.1.1, F5OS-C 1.1.2, F5OS-C 1.1.3, F5OS-C 1.1.4

Opened: Dec 12, 2020

Severity: 3-Major


The GUI stops working without any warning or error if an ed25519 crt/key is imported.


GUI stops working. In the system controller log you see errors: -- controller-1 /usr/bin/authd[7]: priority="Err" version=1.0 msgid=0x3901000000000026 msg="OpenSSL PEM_read_bio_PrivateKey failed read key" file="server.key". -- controller-1 /usr/bin/authd[7]: priority="Err" version=1.0 msgid=0x3901000000000022 msg="OpenSSL X509_PUBKEY_get failed to get key.".


Import an ed25519 crt/key.


Do not use ed25519 crts/keys.

Fix Information


Behavior Change

Guides & references

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