Bug ID 651980: In Internet Explorer 6, encrypting ajax may cause significant slowdown for single page applications

Last Modified: Jun 10, 2021

Bug Tracker

Affected Product:  See more info
BIG-IP FPS(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, 13.1.1.2, 13.1.1.3, 13.1.1.4, 13.1.1.5, 13.1.3, 13.1.3.1, 13.1.3.2, 13.1.3.3, 13.1.3.4, 13.1.3.5, 13.1.3.6, 13.1.4, 13.1.4.1, 14.0.0, 14.0.0.1, 14.0.0.2, 14.0.0.3, 14.0.0.4, 14.0.0.5, 14.0.1, 14.0.1.1

Opened: Mar 17, 2017
Severity: 4-Minor

Symptoms

Browsing a single page application in Microsoft Internet Explorer 6 may become very slow if full ajax encryption is enabled.

Impact

Very slow browsing experience in Internet Explorer 6. Sometimes you cannot start using the page in browser stack, or it never loaded. In other cases, the page stops responding after sending request

Conditions

Single page applications that support Internet Explorer 6 and activate full ajax encryption.

Workaround

Disabled ajax encryption in Internet Explorer 6 using a custom JavaScript function. Note: BIG-IP software does not support Internet Explorer 6.

Fix Information

None

Behavior Change