What are device posture checks?
A device posture check can be used to continuously check the state
of a macOS or Windows client. This feature provides asynchronous desktop client
posture checking. Using
F5 Access Guard
for Mac and Windows, administrators can now include the
ability to transmit up-to-date device posture information to Access Policy Manager in a
cryptographically signed HTTP header. With a device posture check, you can check
several categories of items on a client machine.
Hard Disk Encryption
Public File Sharing
System Health Agent
You can add these items in a per-request policy using subroutines
only. You can configure any subroutine to be checked against the client either
periodically, or on every request.
Continuous client checks in a subroutine are supported only on macOS and
Windows. Continuous client checks require that the
F5 Access Guard service and browser extension be
installed, and that the administrator configures
the F5 Access Guard configuration file to specify
the items to be checked. Refer to the F5 Access
Guard Configuration documentation for more