Bug ID 867621: FQDN changing based on location

Last Modified: Apr 21, 2022

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

Known Affected Versions:
13.1.0,,,,,,,,, 13.1.1,,,,, 13.1.3,,,,,,, 13.1.4,, 13.1.5, 14.0.0,,,,,, 14.0.1,, 14.1.0,,,,,, 14.1.2,,,,,,,,, 14.1.3,, 14.1.4,,,,,,, 15.0.0, 15.0.1,,,,, 15.1.0,,,,,, 15.1.1, 15.1.2,, 15.1.3,, 15.1.4,, 15.1.5,, 16.0.0,, 16.0.1,,, 16.1.0, 16.1.1, 16.1.2,,

Opened: Jan 08, 2020
Severity: 3-Major


The macOS hostname is getting changed based on FQDN when On-Demand Cert is specified for macOS clients. The system reports an error: info apmd[13233]: 01490125:6: /REMOTE_ACCESS/SECUREVPN: Client response for the machine cert request: invalid request format


There is no login page. The message 'Your session could not be established.' is posted instead. Login fails. Cannot use machine cert check to authenticate macOS clients.


-- On-Demand Cert is specified for macOS-configured APM clients. -- An APM client on a macOS-based system attempts to log in.


Open appropriate Machine Cert Auth VPE item and set the following options: -- Set 'Match subject CN with FQDN' to No. -- Leave 'Match subject Alt Name with FQDN' empty.

Fix Information


Behavior Change