Original Publication Date: 12/19/2018
Version 7.1.7 of the Edge Client is now available on downloads.f5.com.
For a comprehensive list of documentation that is relevant to this release, refer to the following pages:
These changes are tracked with ID 700893. See K35025159: Changes to Linux helper applications for APM Clients 7.1.7 for more information.
|610436||Previously, when two network adapters used the same DNS Server address on Microsoft Windows version 10, there could be DNS resolution errors. Now, DNS addresses are resolved correctly with two network adapters.|
|666497||Korean translation strings have been corrected.|
|673025||Previously, when the copyright was customized, the customized copyright was not displayed in the Edge Client for macOS. This has been fixed.|
|686718-4||Tunnel adapter is now closed on VPN termination even when Application launch is configured.|
|699330||Previously, On a Fedora 27 client, f5vpn and f5epi crashed upon start. This has been fixed.|
|700780||Now F5 DNS Relay Proxy service clears TC flag in all proxied packets, preventing client DNS resolvers from using TCP. An appropriate log entry is printed into the service's log.|
|700960||Previously on Ubuntu 17.10, after disconnecting from the VPN, the default route was not restored. This has been fixed.|
|702490||Previously, in some situations, Windows Credential Reuse did not work, requiring the EdgeClient end user to log in separately. This issue has been fixed.|
|702873||Previously, the Windows Logon Integration feature sometimes caused the Windows Logon screen to freeze. Now, this issue has been fixed. As a side effect of the fix, the Logon screen now shows duplicates of the pre-logon VPN Entries, which might be confusing for users. One duplicate comes from the Microsoft Credentials Provider. To disable the default Microsoft Credentials Provider see https://social.technet.microsoft.com/Forums/windows/en-US/9c23976a-3e2b-4b71-9f19-83ee3df0848b/how-to-disable-additional-credential-providers?forum=w8itprosecurity.|
|703984||In the previous release, the macOS machine cert agent checked only the beginning of the client hostname and certificate common name. The machine cert agent now checks the entire strings.|
|704535||F5 VPN and F5 EPI now properly consume data processed by Chrome 64+. Because earlier versions of F5 VPN or F5 EPI do not work properly with the Chrome 64+ browser, on those releases applications must be launched out-of-band (by standalone installer), or by launching F5 VPN/F5 EPI from another browser (such as Firefox or Edge).|
|705208||In the previous release, Edge Client on Windows was unable to establish a VPN connection after SAML authentication. Now, Edge Client can now successfully establish a VPN connection after SAML authentication.|
|707448||Strings are now properly translated into German.|
|707738||Due to an issue introduced in Windows RS4, a VPN connection could not be established. This has been fixed.|
|710188||Previously, Google reCAPTCHA was not displayed on the logon page, when implmented. Now Google reCAPTCHA is displayed.|
|710407||Previously, the F5 VPN and F5 EPI apps would quit on Linux distributions with Qt version 5.10.1 or higher. This has been fixed.|
|712728||On Linux, F5 helper apps (f5vpn and f5epi) are not automatically upgraded to version 7.1.7. As a workaround, manually uninstall f5epi and f5vpn. Connect to Access Policy Manager using a web browser. Follow the instructions when prompted to install f5epi or f5vpn.|
|714542||Now, when a user right-clicks the Edge Client tray icon in Always Connected mode, the Always Connected Mode text is displayed on the tray icon pop-up menu.|
The following are known issues in this release.
|681023||F5 endpoint inspection and F5 VPN applications are not upgraded automatically on OpenSuse 42.3 and Suse Enterprise Desktop 12 SP2. "As a workaround, with the F5 EPI or F5 VPN downloads linux_f5epi.tgz or linux_f5vpn.tgz in the platform's download folder.
|681281||On Fedora 26, after disconnecting from the VPN, the default route is not restored. As a workaround, disable and re-enable the network adapter.|
|681956||If a user disconnects from the VPN while there is no connectivity on a statically-configured network adapter, and network connectivity is then restored to that adapter after the disconnection, the default route is not restored. As a workaround, you can either manually add a default route to the network adapter gateway, or enable DHCP on the network adapter.|
|683819||When Edge Client is installed using the CLI or msiexec, the following config parameters are not installed.
|700770||With Always Connected mode, when hosts and IP addresses are added to the exclusion list in the registry manually after the client is installed, they are deleted after the client is uninstalled. As a workaround, after the client is reinstalled, add the exclusions again.|
|703874||If the VPN is connected and disconnected repeatedly, a user may fail to logon. Logon will be retried automatically, and eventually succeed.|
|708922||Client side proxy configuration will be ignored after VPN is established, if proxy configuration is deployed using DHCP option 252. As a workaround, configure client side proxy information in IE configuration|
|714043||NPAPI inspection host plugin on macOS does not work with the latest Endpoint Security (EPSEC) update image because policyserver not being part of OESIS package since it's bundled with individual applications. There is no workaround at this time.|
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