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Contributing the F5 LBaaS Plugin Driver to OpenStack

Posted August 31, 2016 by Jeff

The F5 Networks OpenStack product development team recently upstreamed a driver to support BIG-IPs in OpenStack clouds. This article summarizes the OpenStack network plugin driver architecture and the team's experience contributing a driver to the OpenStack project . Read more

Video Article

Lightboard Lessons: Logging on BIG-IP

Posted August 31, 2016 by Jason Rahm

In this episode of Lightboard Lessons, Jason walks through the different logging options on BIG-IP for local and remote destinations. Resources Configuring Remote High-Speed Logging Overview of BIG-IP logging BigDB database keys (11.x -... Read more

Time to Get Prepping for the F5 Certification 201 Exam

Posted August 30, 2016 by Peter Silva

Less than a month after gaining some cred (and relief) from passing the F5 Certification 101 exam, the DevCentral team is now embarking on our 201-TMOS Administration journey. The 201-TMOS Administration exam is the second exam required to achieve... Read more

Technical Article

Evolving Programmability with Pivotal Cloud Foundry

Posted August 29, 2016 by Eric Chen

Network automation is critical to provide; repeatability, reducing deployment time, security, and cloud enabled services. Achieving the nirvana of an automated app deployment can be broken into several phases... Read more

The Source of Truthiness - your journey towards operational efficiency

Posted August 29, 2016 by Nathan Pearce

Many of our NetOps friends are under pressure from leadership to become more efficient and integrate with continuous deployment orchestration tools. While most can see the business benefits, and fully understand the drive towards programmable... Read more

Risk Remediation And The Power Of iRules

Posted August 29, 2016 by Chase Abbott

Adding to the built-in security features of the BIG-IP platform, you can take advantage of an easy-to-use scripting language to customize security for your specific environment. Based on TCL and JavaScript (iRules LX), iRules enables you to select how you route, redirect, reject, intercept, inspect, transform, and basically control all inbound or outbound application traffic Read more

What Ops Needs to Know about APIs and Compression

Posted August 25, 2016 by Lori MacVittie

I’ve been reading up on APIs cause, coolness. And in particular I really enjoyed reading Best Practices for Designing a Pragmatic RESTful API because it had a lot of really good information and advice. And then I got to the part about compressing... Read more

Answers / discussion

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OpenSSL and Heart Bleed Vuln

Asked 4/7/2014

by squip

21 Votes

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iRule Event Order - HTTP

Asked 11/8/2013

by What Lies Beneath

18 Votes

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F5 Big IP File Locations

Asked 8/24/2009

by JohnCzerwinski

10 Votes

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