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John Wagnon
Updated 36 minutes ago by John Wagnon

Many of our DevCentral users have asked about BIG-IP upgrades.  In this "Post of the Week" video, we discuss some things to think about and some cool tips to consider as you upgrade from one version to another.

Jason Rahm
Updated 20 hours ago by Jason Rahm

Have you watched the construction of a big building over time? For the first few weeks, the footers and foundation are being prepared to support the building. it seems like not much is happening, but that ground work is vital to the overall success..

Payal
Updated 1 day ago by Payal

There are a lot of technical resources on how Ansible can be used to automte the F5 BIG-IP. A consolidated list of links to help you brush up on Ansible as well as help you understand the Ansible BIG-IP solution > - github/devcentral etc I am...

Peter Silva
Updated 2 days ago by Peter Silva
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In this Lightboard Lesson, I light up some #basics about HTTP. HTTP defines the structure of messages between web components such as browser or command line clients, servers like Apache or Nginx, and proxies like the BIG-IP. ps Related: What is...

Jason Rahm
Updated 1 week ago by Jason Rahm
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Last week in part one of this series, we took the 50,000 foot view of the HTTP protocol. HTTP defines the structure of message transfer for web resources, but doesn’t have anything to say about or do with the underlying infrastructure (through...

Michael J
Updated 1 week ago by Michael J
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Nessus 6 XSLT Conversion for ASM Generic Scanner Schema Import

Jason Rahm
Updated 2 weeks ago by Jason Rahm
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tl;dr - The Hypertext Transfer Protocol, or HTTP, is the predominant tool in the transferring of resources on the web, and a "must-know" for many application delivery concepts utilized on BIG-IP HTTP defines the structure of message...

Jason Rahm
Updated 2 weeks ago by Jason Rahm
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In this episode of Lightboard Lessons, Jason details how BIG-IP’s Traffic Management Microkernel (TMM) utilizes Intel’s Hyper-Threading Technology and the impacts depending on the version of TMOS. In versions before 11.5, each hyper-thread...

Peter Silva
Updated 2 weeks ago by Peter Silva
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Rob Carr is a Senior Trainer/Professional Services Consultant with Red Education Pty in Australia, covering the Oceania and Asia markets. He has done training and engagements from New Zealand to Taiwan and points in between. About 60% of his time...

Pascal Tene
Updated 2 weeks ago by Pascal Tene

Part 3:   Headers to remove   Server and X-Powered-by headers The Server and X-Powered-By headers:  Should be removed or changed These are added by default by some web servers such as apache, nginx, Express,…   Example:...

Peter Silva
Updated 2 days ago by Peter Silva
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In this Lightboard Lesson, I light up some #basics about HTTP. HTTP defines the structure of messages between web components such as browser or command line clients, servers like Apache or Nginx, and proxies like the BIG-IP. ps Related: What is...

Jason Rahm
Updated 1 week ago by Jason Rahm
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Last week in part one of this series, we took the 50,000 foot view of the HTTP protocol. HTTP defines the structure of message transfer for web resources, but doesn’t have anything to say about or do with the underlying infrastructure (through...

Michael J
Updated 1 week ago by Michael J
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Nessus 6 XSLT Conversion for ASM Generic Scanner Schema Import

Jason Rahm
Updated 2 weeks ago by Jason Rahm
5 out of 5 stars

In this episode of Lightboard Lessons, Jason details how BIG-IP’s Traffic Management Microkernel (TMM) utilizes Intel’s Hyper-Threading Technology and the impacts depending on the version of TMOS. In versions before 11.5, each hyper-thread...

Peter Silva
Updated 2 weeks ago by Peter Silva
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Rob Carr is a Senior Trainer/Professional Services Consultant with Red Education Pty in Australia, covering the Oceania and Asia markets. He has done training and engagements from New Zealand to Taiwan and points in between. About 60% of his time...

Pascal Tene
Updated 3 weeks ago by Pascal Tene
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This is the second part of this article which provides guidelines for tightening the security of http traffic by leveraging the power of F5 Big-IP and  iRules to include the latest HTTP security headers to all HTTP responses.

Pascal Tene
Updated 1 month ago by Pascal Tene
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In this article, I will give an overview of some important headers that can be added to HTTP responses in order to improve the security web applications.

Peter Silva
Updated 1 month ago by Peter Silva
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Yup, you read that right. I did not pass the F5 Certified BIG-IP Administrator test I took while at F5 Agility 2017. And I’m not ashamed since it was a challenging test and I will be trying again. Sure, I went through Eric Mitchell’s (F5er)...

Jason Rahm
Updated 1 month ago by Jason Rahm
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In this episode of Lightboard Lessons, I introduce iQuery, the F5 proprietary protocol utilized by BIG-IP DNS to exchange system configuration with other BIG-IP DNS systems and performance metrics with all other BIG-IP systems configured to do...

Peter Silva
Updated 1 month ago by Peter Silva
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Piotr Lewandowski has been working in IT for well over 20 years – and not really conscious decision to go this way – just blind luck. He started in the era without Internet…yes, not so long ago it was possible to live without Internet J…and IBM...

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