Release Notes : APM Client 7.1.9.9 Update 1

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BIG-IP APM

  • 16.1.0, 16.0.1, 16.0.0, 15.1.3, 15.1.2, 15.1.1, 15.1.0, 15.0.1, 15.0.0, 14.1.4, 14.1.3, 14.1.2, 14.1.0, 14.0.1, 14.0.0, 13.1.4, 13.1.3, 13.1.1, 13.1.0
Release Notes
Updated Date: 07/07/2021

Summary:

BIG-IP Edge Client establishes secure communications to applications and networks. It provides users with full access to IP-based applications, resources, and intranet files as if they were physically working on the office network.

The Edge Client version 7.1.9.9 Update 1 is a security update to 7.1.9.9 and is now available on downloads.f5.com.

To view what version of 7.1.9.9 is installed on your client PC, use the Help > About function within the Edge Client to obtain the full version number.

To view what version of 7.1.9.9 is installed on your BIG-IP system, navigate to System > Software Management > APM Clients on the BIG-IP APM server.

    For 7.1.9.9, the version is apmclients-7199.2021.408.421-5222.0.iso.

    For 7.1.9.9 Update 1, the version is apmclients-7199.2021.527.907-5235.0.iso.

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User documentation for this release

For a comprehensive list of documentation that is relevant to this release, refer to the following pages:

Features and enhancements

There are no features or enhancements in this release.

Fixes

The following issues have been fixed in this release:

ID Number Description
989317

Fixed the issue where Windows Edge Client does not follow best practices when Windows browser cache and session control feature is used. The cache cleaner is now no longer functional.

You may encounter an Internet Explorer or Edge Client popup with the following message even though it is not supported.

Loading Cache Cleanup control. Please wait... Click here to skip loading and continue.

Click the skip loading link to continue connecting with Edge Client.

1015381 Fixed the CVE-2020-5896 issue that allowed the execution of signed .exe and MSI files due to weak file and folder permissions in the Edge Client Windows Installer Service's temporary folder. Refer to the https://support.f5.com/csp/article/K15478554 link for more information.

Known issues

There are no known issues in this release.

Contacting F5

North America 1-888-882-7535 or (206) 272-6500
Outside North America, Universal Toll-Free +800 11 ASK 4 F5 or (800 11275 435)
Additional phone numbers Regional Offices
Web http://www.f5.com
Email support@f5.com

How to Contact F5 Support or the Anti-Fraud SOC

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Additional resources

You can find additional support resources and technical documentation through a variety of sources.

F5 Support

https://f5.com/support :: Self-solve Options

Free self-service tools give you 24x7 access to a wealth of knowledge and technical support. Whether it is providing quick answers to questions, training your staff, or handling entire implementations from design to deployment, F5 services teams are ready to ensure that you get the most from your F5 technology.

AskF5 Knowledge Base

https://support.f5.com/csp/home

The storehouse for thousands of knowledgebase articles that help you manage your F5 products more effectively. Whether you want to browse periodically to research a solution, or you need the most recent news about your F5 products, AskF5 is your source.

BIG-IP iHealth Diagnostics and BIG-IP iHealth Viewer

https://f5.com/support/tools/ihealth

BIG-IP iHealth Diagnostics identifies issues, including common configuration problems and known software issues. It also provides solutions and links to more information. With BIG-IP iHealth Viewer, you can see the status of your system at-a-glance, drill down for details, and view your network configuration.

F5 DevCentral

https://devcentral.f5.com/

Collaborate and share innovations including code samples, new techniques, and other tips, with more than 300,000 F5 users worldwide. DevCentral is the place to ask questions, find solutions, learn to harness the power of F5’s powerful scripting language, iRules, and much more.

Communications Preference Center

https://interact.f5.com/F5-Preference-Center.html

Here, you can subscribe to a number of communications from F5. For information about the types of notifications F5 provides, see K9970: Subscribing to email notifications regarding F5 products.