Bug ID 996593: Password change through REST or GUI not allowed if the password is expired

Last Modified: Jul 12, 2023

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

Known Affected Versions:,, 14.1.4

Fixed In:
16.1.0,, 15.1.4,

Opened: Feb 23, 2021

Severity: 3-Major


When trying to update the expired password through REST or the GUI, the system reports and error: Authentication failed: Password expired. Update password via /mgmt/shared/authz/users.


Expired password cannot be updated through REST or the GUI.


-- Password is expired. -- Password change is done through either REST or the GUI.


Update password using tmsh: tmsh modify auth password <username>

Fix Information

You can now change an expired password through REST or the GUI.

Behavior Change

Guides & references

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