Bug ID 515172: View clients consume two sessions while connected when APM is configured with Smart Card optional Access Policy

Last Modified: Apr 10, 2019

Bug Tracker

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

Known Affected Versions:
12.1.0, 12.1.0 HF1, 12.1.0 HF2, 12.1.1, 12.1.1 HF1, 12.1.1 HF2, 12.1.2, 12.1.2 HF1, 12.1.2 HF2, 12.1.3, 12.1.3.1, 12.1.3.2, 12.1.3.3, 12.1.3.4, 12.1.3.5, 12.1.3.6, 12.1.3.7, 12.1.4, 12.1.4.1

Opened: Mar 30, 2015
Severity: 4-Minor

Symptoms

VMware View clients consume two sessions while connected when APM is configured with Smart Card optional Access Policy. In this case, the very first opened session remains unauthenticated and is automatically groomed afterwards.

Impact

Extra short-lived unauthenticated APM sessions are created during the normal policy execution.

Conditions

This happens with APM as PCoIP proxy configured to support smart card using basic authentication method and password authentication as a fallback option.

Workaround

None

Fix Information

None

Behavior Change