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Oracle Periodically Security Update – Mitigating with ASM

Recently Oracle published its periodically security advisory. The advisory contains fixes for 334 CVEs, 231 of them are exploitable over the HTTP protocol. Oracle tends not to publicly disclose details related to the attack vectors of the... Read more
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Configuring Smart Card Authentication to the BIG-IP Traffic Management User Interface (TMUI) using F5's Privileged User Access Solution

As promised in my last article which discussed configuring the BIG-IP as an SSH Jump Server using smart card authentication, I wanted to continue the discussion of F5's privileged user access with additional use cases. The first follow on... Read more
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The DevCentral Chronicles July Edition 1(7)

July is my favorite month due to it being both the middle of summer and I was born in July. This month I’ll drip of perspiration and celebrate another twist in the odometer of life. It’s also time for our monthly Chronicles where we keep you... Read more
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Lightboard Lessons: F5 BIG-IP and OPSWAT MetaDefender Integration

The OPSWAT MetaDefender advanced threat prevention technologies work seamlessly with F5 BIG-IP reverse proxy to scan file uploads for threats prior to web upload... Read more
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Configuring the BIG-IP as an SSH Jump Server using Smart Card Authentication and WebSSH Client

Based on the feedback I got when talking about this capability on social media, I figured I would write an article and expose everyone to what this solution actually looks like and how to deploy it. First off, I want to dig into the use case... Read more
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Calling All Conversations!

Is what I wrote almost 10 years ago when F5 was rolling out some of our early social media channels as the medium started to explode. Back then, we listed our MySpace, Facebook, Twitter and YouTube channels - the four big ones at the time. A... Read more
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Configuring Certificate Based Authentication and Kerberos Constrained Delegation in F5 Access Policy Manager (APM)

In previous articles, we have discussed the use of F5 BIG-IP as a SSL VPN and then followed up by adding endpoint security to the same Access Profile configuration we used for VPN access. I now wanted to take some time to discuss a use case that... Read more
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iControl REST Cookbook - Virtual Server Profile (LTM Virtual Profiles)

This cookbook lists selected ready-to-use iControl REST curl commands for virtual server profile related resources. Each receipe consists of the curl command, it's tmsh equivallent, and sample output (default hidden:... Read more
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Lightboard Lessons: Introducing F5 DataSafe

F5 DataSafe protects data and credentials entered into sensitive fields in your web application by encrypting data at the application layer on the client side... Read more
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Application Auto Scaling Through BIG-IP Cloud Edition

Join our training developers as DevCentral covers BIG-IP Cloud Edition's Auto Scaling Feature for right-sized application and security features. Updated for AWS! Read more
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DevCentral's Featured Member for July - Rhazi Youssef

Our Featured Member series is a way for us to show appreciation and highlight active contributors in our community. Communities thrive on interaction and our Featured Series gives you some insight on some of our most active folks. Rhazi Youssef... Read more
Average Rating: 4.9
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Duplicating BIG-IP Objects

Late last night as I was heading to bed I checked twitter (send help, I need an intervention STAT!) and noticed a comment about how to copy a virtual server. I answered in short and he has already arrived at a solution, but I thought this... Read more
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Configuring Endpoint Security (Client-Side) Using F5 Access Policy Manager (APM)

In a previous article we discussed how to configure the BIG-IP as an SSL VPN solution. I wanted to take this and go a bit further by adding additional security to this solution by requiring certain end point settings, services or even updates be... Read more
Average Rating: 4.4
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Getting started with the python SDK part 5: request parameters revisited

Last time out we looked at using request parameters. Stephan Manthey posted a comment on some of the advanced queries with the options parameter he uses and asked how they might be supported in the SDK. We’ll take the use cases one at a time, and... Read more
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Capture The Flag at Agility 2018

I know many of you are excited about our Agility conference in Boston this year.  Well, let me give you a reason to get even MORE excited!  This year, for the first time, we will host a Capture The Flag game during our Tuesday night... Read more
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The DevCentral Chronicles June Edition 1(6)

Heading into the summer months is always a nice time of year – school is out, warmer weather, BBQs, beaches, baseball and maybe some vacation time. And hopefully all the Dads had a nice Father’s Day as we dive into our 6th installment of the DC... Read more
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Lightboard Lessons: What is Kubernetes?

In this latest episode of Lightboard Lessons, I cover an overview of Kubernetes, an open-source application container management system. Resources Here are some general information links, programming resources, as well as the excellent four-part... Read more
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Achieving firewall high-availability in Azure with F5

This article focuses on load balancing firewalls, achieving high availability, and protecting inbound non-HTTPS traffic, as well as outbound traffic in Microsoft Azure Read more
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Getting started with the python SDK part 4: working with request parameters

In the previous article in this series, we looked at how to work with statistics. In this article, we’ll mirror some of the naked query parameters covered in the Demystifying iControl REST part 3 article, but applied through the python... Read more
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Lightboard Lessons: F5 software lifecycle

In this episode of Lightboard Lessons, Jason discusses the F5 software lifecycle for BIG-IP as detailed in knowledge base article K8986. Additional Resources K5903: BIG-IP software support policy K2200: Most recent versions of F5... Read more
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Getting started with the python SDK part 3: working with statistics

In the previous article in this series, we looked at how to work with unnamed resources and commands. In this article, we’ll focus on working with statistics. Statistics abound throughout the BIG-IP, but we’ll narrow in on virtual and pool stats... Read more
Average Rating: 4.9
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Lightboard Lessons: The TLS 1.3 Handshake

The handshake process between client and server has changed dramatically with the new TLS 1.3 protocol. The new process is much more efficient and allows encrypted application data to flow much faster than in previous versions... Read more
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DevCentral's Featured Member for June - Jie Gao

Our Featured Member series is a way for us to show appreciation and highlight active contributors in our community. Communities thrive on interaction and our Featured Series gives you some insight on some of our most active folks. Jie Gao is a... Read more
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Building Applications For The Rest Of Us With BIG-IQ 6

BIG-IQ 6 is available and is an integral part of BIG-IP Cloud Edition. DevCentral walks you through a quick application deployment including web application firewall features. It's easy. Come and see. Read more
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BIG-IP Cloud Edition FAQ

From version requirements to device templates all of your BIG-IP Cloud Editions can be answered here in our handy FAQ. Read more
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