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

Last Modified: Aug 03, 2021

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

Known Affected Versions:
16.0.1.1, 15.1.2.1, 14.1.4

Fixed In:
16.1.0, 16.0.1.2

Opened: Feb 23, 2021
Severity: 3-Major

Symptoms

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.

Impact

Expired password cannot be updated through REST or the GUI.

Conditions

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

Workaround

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