Denying user agents causes unexpected results

book

Article ID: 168498

calendar_today

Updated On:

Products

Web Security Service - WSS

Issue/Introduction

When browsing using IE 11, the browser reports incorrect user agents. For example, Firefox is listed as the agent instead IE. This seems to depend on the domain hosting the websites.
 

Cause

Changes made to the way IE 11 reports the user agent. 

Resolution

Add the website to the browser compatibility list, which forces IE to use the correct user agent. 

Workaround

The resolution is the workaround