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With Android 5.0, Google enhanced their VPN framework to support application level layer-3 tunneling. Users must first connect with F5 Access manually, then start the app on the device with traffic that is required to go through the VPN tunnel. Admin users can configure a list of allowed apps or disallowed apps; traffic from the "allowed apps" list are able to pass through the VPN tunnel while traffic from the "disallowed apps" list are unable to pass through. Use the allowed apps or disallowed apps URL scheme parameters if the device is not a managed device using a Mobile Device Manager (MDM) solution.
Users can have multiple configurations, but can choose only one at a time. Per-app VPN gives IT granular control over corporate network access, and ensures that data transmitted by managed apps travels only through a separate VPN tunnel and are isolated in the workspace. Meanwhile, other data, like an employee's personal web browsing activity, does not use the VPN. Per-app VPN also works with the mobile browser on a per-app basis on Android 5.0 and later versions. Users with Android for Work should use the same configuration as per-app VPN with Android F5 Access.
A per-app VPN configuration requires four configuration components.