Error "Realm <realm_name> is referenced by policy" when trying to delete an authentication realm

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Article ID: 167698

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Products

ProxySG Software - SGOS

Issue/Introduction

You receive the error "Realm <realm_name> is referenced by policy" when trying to delete an authentication realm.

 

Resolution

  1. Remove references to the realm in policy. Check if any rules use the realm in the configuration (https://IP_address:8082/Policy/Current) or sequence realm. 
  2. Try to delete the realm by issuing the following command in the command line interface (CLI):

    #(config) security iwa delete-realm realm_name

    OR

    #(config) security iwa delete-realm realm_name force