Bug ID 549108: RDP resource 'Custom parameters' fail to accept parameters containing spaces or colon in the value

Last Modified: Oct 06, 2020

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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, 11.5.3 HF2, 11.5.4, 11.5.4 HF1, 11.5.4 HF2, 11.5.4 HF3, 11.5.4 HF4, 11.5.5, 11.5.6, 11.5.7, 11.5.8, 11.5.9, 11.6.0, 11.6.0 HF1, 11.6.0 HF2, 11.6.0 HF3, 11.6.0 HF4, 11.6.0 HF5, 11.6.0 HF6, 11.6.0 HF7, 11.6.0 HF8

Fixed In:
11.6.1

Opened: Sep 29, 2015
Severity: 3-Major
Related AskF5 Article:
K52519223

Symptoms

Some RDP parameters may contain whitespaces or colon in the value, e.g.: loadbalanceinfo:s:tsv://MS Terminal Services Plugin.1.RDSFarm The configuration utility will throw a validation error "01070734:3: Configuration error: apm resource remote-desktop rdp: Parse error on line 0: <parameter>"

Impact

Administrator is unable to configure the RDP resource as desired.

Conditions

This occurs when using RDP parameters containing spaces or colon in the value.

Workaround

None.

Fix Information

RDP parameters parsing has been refined to support values containing colons or whitespaces.

Behavior Change