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Release Note: BIG-IP Edge Client for iOS 1.0.6
Release Note

Original Publication Date: 04/18/2014


In September 2013, Apple posted the release of the iOS Edge Client version 1.0.6. The iOS Edge Client version 1.0.6 includes support for iOS 7. Users should download this new version from the app store. Please refer to the BIG-IP Edge Apps Client Compatibility Matrix to determine what app versions and hotfix versions are required for support with your BIG-IP version.


- User documentation for this release
- Features and enhancements in 1.0.6
- Behavior changes in 1.0.6
- Known issues in 1.0.6
- Fixes in 1.0.6
- Contacting F5 Networks
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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 in 1.0.6

Fixes in 1.0.6

ID Number Description
430575 Edge Client was updated to handle UDID with iOS 7.

Fixes in 1.0.5

ID Number Description
388675 Edge Client is now compatible with iOS 6.
397455 Edge Client is now compatible with iPhone 5 and iPod Touch 5th generation.

Behavior changes in 1.0.6

With iOS Edge Client 1.0.6, Edge Client is no longer supported on iOS 5. iOS 5 users must remain on iOS Edge Client 1.0.5.

ID Number Description
430575 The session variable session.client.mac_address has been removed from the client info in this release.

Known issues in 1.0.6

ID number Description
438885 The documentation does not explicitly mention that public-side proxy servers are not supported.

Fixes in 1.0.6

Fixes in 1.0.6

There are no fixes in this release.

Fixes in 1.0.5

ID number Description
383083 Previously, when sending an Edge Client command through a URL, the Edge Client prompted the user for confirmation of any change. At present, the user is prompted only when creating a new server configuration on the Edge Client.
383086 The Disconnect Idle Timeout setting is now configurable through server settings in Access Policy Manager version 11.4, and set to 120 seconds for other server versions.
384830, 400979, 408517, 412478, 418457 Some vulnerabilities were fixed and improvements made, in handling of OpenSSL libraries, SSL renegotiation, TLS, and DTLS.
386713 Previously, a default IPv6 route was added when split tunneling was enabled. This route was used only if the client had no IPv6 configuration, but should have been inactive. At present, default IPv6 tunnels are inactive.
387521 Previously, specifying a route of did not correctly force all traffic through the tunnel on iOS devices. At present, specifying such a route forces all traffic through the tunnel on iOS devices.
397177 Memory handling issues were fixed.
399931 Some screen alignment issues were fixed.
399938 Previously, if the Edge Client started an access policy that had no Logon Page access policy item, a blank page appeared in the Edge Client. At present, if the access policy does not include a Logon Page item, a blank page does not appear in Edge Client.
400144 Some wording errors were fixed in the client.
417727 Previously, if the Edge Client connected to a server that did not support IPv6, and the option Force all traffic through tunnel was enabled on the network access tunnel, IPv6 traffic was not blocked. At present, IPv6 traffic is not allowed by the client when the server does not support IPv6, and Force all traffic through tunnel is enabled.
419598 Previously, when using a managed Edge Client configuration created by MDM or iPCU, users could not enter passwords or user names, even when required. At present, user names and passwords can be entered in such configurations.

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