Bug ID 936061: Variable session.user.agent missing for Edge Client & F5 Access clients

Last Modified: Sep 16, 2020

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, 12.1.3.2, 12.1.3.3, 12.1.3.4, 12.1.3.5, 12.1.3.6, 12.1.3.7, 12.1.4, 12.1.4.1, 12.1.5, 12.1.5.1, 12.1.5.2, 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

Opened: Aug 13, 2020
Severity: 4-Minor

Symptoms

When connecting with Edge Client & F5 Access clients the BIG-IP APM session variable session.user.agent is missing from APM sessions.

Impact

Session variable session.user.agent cannot be used for BIG-IP APM Access Policy logic flows

Conditions

BIG-IP APM Edge Client & F5 Access clients

Workaround

An iRule can be used to generate a like session variable. For example: # This event fires once per session when ACCESS_SESSION_STARTED { log local0. "Setting User-Agent based on HTTP data - [HTTP::header User-Agent]" ACCESS::session data set session.custom.client.useragent [HTTP::header User-Agent] #Use this variable in the VPE to make some decision }

Fix Information

None

Behavior Change