Bug ID 431216: Client proxy settings do not work when using Network Access with Internet Explorer 11

Last Modified: Nov 22, 2021

Bug Tracker

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

Known Affected Versions:
10.2.4, 11.2.1, 11.3.0, 11.4.0, 11.4.1

Fixed In:
11.5.0, 11.4.1 HF2, 11.4.0 HF4, 11.3.0 HF9, 11.2.1 HF10, 10.2.4 HF8

Opened: Sep 20, 2013
Severity: 3-Major
Related Article:
K24159901

Symptoms

Internet Explorer does not recognize Proxy Auto-Configuration (PAC) files specified with the "file://" prefix. As a result Client proxy settings does not work when using Network Access with Internet Explorer 11.

Impact

Proxy settings will not be used by client.

Conditions

Client proxy setting are enabled in NA configuration

Workaround

Enable "Client Proxy Uses HTTP for Proxy Autoconfig Script" option in Network Access resource.

Fix Information

Client proxy settings now work when using Network Access with Internet Explorer 11.

Behavior Change