Bug ID 977897: A rule which contains pipe is parsed successfully on BIG-IP, but BIG-IQ throws an error

Last Modified: May 29, 2024

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

Fixed In:

Opened: Jan 03, 2021

Severity: 3-Major


Rules with a pipe character are wrongly parsed differently on BIG-IQ and on BIG-IP


When trying to add a signature with this rule to BIG-IQ it fails with error: Could not convert pipe escape in text: For input string: "7C923030300000003006"


Creating rules with pipe which is parsed differently on BIG-IP and on BIG-IQ



Fix Information

Now parsing pipe characters in a rule in BIG-IQ is the same as for BIG-IP and the is completed successfully in both

Behavior Change

Guides & references

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