Bug ID 586080: APM attempts to launch VMware View Linux Desktop from the webtop using HTML5 client which is not supported

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

Opened: Apr 07, 2016
Severity: 5-Cosmetic


VMware View Linux Desktops have been introduced along with the newer HTML5 client which is not supported with BIG-IP APM 11.5.x. However, if user gets entitled to a Linux Desktop when logging in to the APM webtop, they may attempt to launch it and APM will unsuccessfully try to use HTML5 client for it.


User may be confused being shown a desktop they cannot access.


APM webtop configured for PCoIP Proxy case and VMware View Linux Desktop host assigned to the user.


Do not attempt to connect to Linux Desktops hosts as they are not supported in 11.5.x versions.

Fix Information


Behavior Change