Bug ID 749057: VMware Horizon idle timeout is ignored when connecting via APM

Last Modified: Nov 07, 2022

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, 13.1.1.2, 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, 14.1.0, 14.1.0.1, 14.1.0.2, 14.1.0.3, 14.1.0.5

Fixed In:
15.0.0, 14.1.0.6, 14.0.0.5, 13.1.1.5

Opened: Nov 06, 2018
Severity: 3-Major

Symptoms

VMware Horizon has an option to set idle timeout under "View Configuration\Global Settings\General\Client-dependent settings\For clients that support applications". When there is no keyboard or mouse activity for the given time, application sessions should be disconnected (desktop sessions are staying, though). This settings has no effect when connecting via APM.

Impact

VMware Horizon idle timeout setting for applications has no effect.

Conditions

VMware Horizon idle timeout setting for applications is configured and remote application is launched via APM.

Workaround

None.

Fix Information

VMware Horizon idle timeout "For clients that support applications" is now honored when connecting via APM.

Behavior Change