Bug ID 641034: Use RDP URIs to launch MS RemoteApps from APM Webtop on Mac

Last Modified: Jul 12, 2023

Affected Product(s):
BIG-IP APM(all modules)

Known Affected Versions:
13.0.0, 13.0.0 HF1, 13.0.0 HF2, 13.0.0 HF3, 13.0.1, 13.1.0,,,,,,,,, 13.1.1,,,,, 13.1.3,,,,,,, 13.1.4,, 13.1.5,

Fixed In:

Opened: Jan 24, 2017

Severity: 3-Major


RDP client versions do not handle URI encoding properly.


URI encoding improperly handled.


APM using RDP files to launch Microsoft RemoteApps from the APM Webtop on Apple Macintosh computers.



Fix Information

APM now uses RDP URIs (instead of RDP files) to launch MS RemoteApps from APM Webtop on Mac. Mac MS RDP client 8.0.39 or later is required (as previous RDP client versions cannot handle URI encoding properly).

Behavior Change

Guides & references

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