Bug ID 565527: Static proxy settings are not applied if NA configuration

Last Modified: Feb 13, 2019

Bug Tracker

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

Known Affected Versions:
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, 12.0.0, 12.0.0 HF1, 12.0.0 HF2

Fixed In:
12.1.0, 12.0.0 HF3, 11.6.1

Opened: Jan 04, 2016
Severity: 3-Major
Related AskF5 Article:
K94548429

Symptoms

Applications that cannot evaluate PAC file cannot make use of static proxy configuration either.

Impact

Application cannot make connections if the proxy is required to connect to the destination. This could result in failed connection from that application

Conditions

- Network Access (NA) setting has static proxy configuration. - Application on user's system does not support proxy auto configuration, but does support static proxy configuration.

Workaround

None.

Fix Information

Static proxy settings are now applied in Network Access configurations. This allow applications that do not support PAC files to work inside the VPN.

Behavior Change