Bug ID 525384: Networks Access PAC file now can be located on SMB share

Last Modified: Nov 07, 2022

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

Known Affected Versions:
11.5.1, 11.5.1 HF1, 11.5.1 HF10, 11.5.1 HF11, 11.5.1 HF2, 11.5.1 HF3, 11.5.1 HF4, 11.5.1 HF5, 11.5.1 HF6, 11.5.1 HF7, 11.5.1 HF8, 11.5.1 HF9, 11.5.10, 11.5.2, 11.5.2 HF1, 11.5.3, 11.5.3 HF1, 11.6.0, 11.6.0 HF1, 11.6.0 HF2, 11.6.0 HF3, 11.6.0 HF4, 11.6.0 HF5

Fixed In:
12.0.0, 11.6.0 HF6, 11.5.3 HF2

Opened: May 27, 2015
Severity: 3-Major


Network Access web components or Edge Client fail to download PAC file if it is located on SMB share as file:////pac.file.hoster.local/config.pac.


Impossible to configure Network Access with PAC file located on SMB share.


Network Access with Client Proxy Settings Enabled, PAC file path is set to somewhere on SMB share.


Put PAC file to HTTP server, configure Network Access accordingly.

Fix Information

Now Network Access components can obtain PAC file from SMB share.

Behavior Change