Bug ID 434753: Windows Cache and Session Control action in APM Access Policy ask Windows RT users to install browser extensions

Last Modified: Feb 13, 2019

Bug Tracker

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

Known Affected Versions:
10.2.4, 11.0.0, 11.1.0, 11.2.0, 11.2.1, 11.3.0, 11.4.0, 11.4.1

Fixed In:
11.5.0, 11.4.1 HF2, 11.4.0 HF6

Opened: Oct 21, 2013
Severity: 3-Major
Related AskF5 Article:
K16195

Symptoms

Microsoft Windows RT is a variant of the Windows 8 operating system designed for mobile devices which use 32-bit ARM architecture. Microsoft is restricting the development of desktop applications and browser add-ons on Windows RT.

Impact

There is a notification pop-up to install required components during execution access policy with Windows Cache and Session Control.

Conditions

Windows RT does not support browser exceptions (ActiveX).

Workaround

In APM Access Policy you can add Client type detection action (before Windows Cache and Session Control action) allow access for Windows RT clients.

Fix Information

Windows RT devices in Access Policy directed to Windows Cache and Session Control no longer ask Windows RT users to install browser extensions.

Behavior Change