Bug ID 649531: MS RDP may not work thru native Application Tunnels on MacOS and Linux if user didn't specify credentials prior establishing the connection

Last Modified: Feb 28, 2019

Bug Tracker

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

Known Affected Versions:
13.1.0, 13.1.0.1, 13.1.0.2, 13.1.0.3, 13.1.0.4, 13.1.0.5, 13.1.0.6, 13.1.0.7, 13.1.0.8, 13.1.1, 13.1.1.1, 13.1.1.2, 13.1.1.3, 13.1.1.4, 14.0.0, 14.0.0.1, 14.0.0.2, 14.0.0.3, 14.0.0.4

Opened: Mar 07, 2017
Severity: 4-Minor

Symptoms

Microsoft Remote Desktop (MS RDP) may not work through native Application Tunnels on MacOS and Linux if there are no credentials specified prior to establishing the connection.

Impact

MS RDP connection through Application Tunnels doesn't work.

Conditions

* Native applications tunnels are configured to use for MS RDP tunneling (MacOS and Linux). * Certificate of MS RDP backend is not always trusted by the keychain. * There are no credentials specified before establishing connection in remote desktop entry.

Workaround

Use one of the following workarounds: A. Specify credentials in the remote desktop entry. B. Mark the certificate of the remote backend as "always trust". C. Create a /etc/hosts entry alias for the required backend to point to localhost. Use this alias to access the remote backend to SSL layer accessible do not complain about certificate

Fix Information

None

Behavior Change