Bug ID 665330: MSIE 11 should avoid compatibility mode

Last Modified: May 14, 2019

Bug Tracker

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

Known Affected Versions:
12.1.0, 12.1.0 HF1, 12.1.0 HF2, 12.1.1, 12.1.1 HF1, 12.1.1 HF2, 12.1.2, 12.1.2 HF1, 12.1.2 HF2, 12.1.3, 12.1.3.1, 13.0.0, 13.0.0 HF1, 13.0.0 HF2, 13.0.0 HF3, 13.0.1

Fixed In:
13.1.0, 12.1.3.2

Opened: May 17, 2017
Severity: 3-Major

Symptoms

MSIE 11 in compatibility mode is causing JS errors because MSIE 7-9 are not good in javascript.

Impact

Certain pages on client UI are not being rendered or being rendered with errors.

Conditions

APM Client and MSIE 11 forced to compartibility mode.

Workaround

Don't push MSIE 11 to compatibility mode with APM Use browsers that are good with javascript.

Fix Information

We've added meta that sets MSIE in native mode. Although group policy in domain still can overwrite it, for most use cases it's enough.

Behavior Change