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Authenticating Kubernetes Demo

Please enjoy our demonstration of Kubernetes API/Dashboard authentication with BIG-IP using mTLS, Basic Auth (Username/Password), and OAuth Tokens.  This illustrates how BIG-IP Access Policy Manager (APM) can securely authenticate to Kubernetes. Read more
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Authenticating Kubernetes

How do you know what your external users and services are doing in your Kubernetes cluster? Using BIG-IP Access Policy Manager and Application Security Manager we can create a secure method of... Read more
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Troubleshooting Kerberos Constrained Delegation: Strong Encryption Types Allowed for Kerberos

Over the past week, I was approached by two separate customers who happened to be enabling smart card authentication and ran into the same issue with Kerberos Constrained Delegation (KCD).  While this was a rare coincidence, over the past few... Read more
Average Rating: 4.9
3 Reviews

Syncing F5 APM Policies Across Cloud Regions or Datacenters

Last week I discussed the syncing of F5 ASM policies across BIG-IP instances stretching separate datacenters or different cloud regions. Now I want to discuss a similar use case but with a different F5 module -- the BIG-IP APM. Read more
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Lightboard Lessons: Kerberos Authentication on BIG-IP Access Policy Manager

In this third and final Lightboard Lesson on the Kerberos Authentication Protocol, Jason Rahm transitions from the protocol itself to the implementation strategy on BIG-IP Access Policy Manager. Resources Kerberos Basic Authentication... Read more
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Lightboard Lessons: Kerberos Delegation & Protocol Transition

In this Lightboard Lesson, I continue the discussion I started with basic Kerberos authentication by digging into two extensions to the protocol: delegation and protocol transition. In the final video in this Kerberos series, we’ll cover Kerberos... Read more
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Configuring a Per-App VPN Using F5 App Tunnels

So if anyone of you has sat in a tech talk of mine, I am sure you have heard me mention the use of F5 app tunnels or split tunnel VPN's. The capability is very similar to the article I wrote about in regards to network access on DevCentral... Read more
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Lightboard Lessons: Basic Kerberos Authentication

In this Lightboard Lesson, I kick off a three-part series on Kerberos authentication, starting with the basic authentication messaging. Stay tuned for delegation and protocol transitions in part two, and then I'll wrap the Kerberos series... Read more
Average Rating: 4.8
6 Reviews

Lightboard Lessons: F5 Access Policy Manager and Okta - Single Sign On and Multi-Factor Authentication

The F5 Access Policy Manager provides access to all kinds of web applications...no matter what kind of authentication requirements they have.  Likewise, Okta provides identity management for all kinds of users... Read more
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Horizon Blast Extreme UDP with BEAT Support Functionality in BIG-IP Access Manager 14.0!

F5 BIG-IP Access Manager with Horizon Blast Extreme UDP with BEAT Support Functionality and how to implement the UDP code. Read more
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Configuring an Application for Smart Card Authentication and Forms Based SSO Using a Static Username and Password

A customer recently reached out requesting assistance providing smart card authentication to an application that does not integrate with AD or LDAP and has only a single username and password. While many of you out there may have done this in 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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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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Configuring Smart Card 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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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: 4.0
4 Reviews
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ADFS Proxy on F5 BIG-IP Deployment

F5 BIG-IP version 13.1 can act as your ADFS Proxy, replacing the Web App Proxies (WAP), halving the number of servers required! Read more
2 Reviews

Post of the Week: SAML IdP and SP on One BIG-IP

In this Lightboard Post of the Week, I answer a question about being able to do SAML IdP and SP on a single BIG-IP VE. Thanks to DevCentral Members hpr and Daniel Varela for the question and answer. 25 DC points for ya! Posted Question on... Read more
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Frequently Asked Questions - F5 Access 2018

This articles discusses the differences between F5 Access 2018 and F5 Access iOS VPN applications. Read more
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Configuring the F5 BIG-IP as an Explicit Forward Web Proxy Using Secure Web Gateway (SWG)

In previous articles, we have discussed the use of F5 BIG-IP as a SSL VPN and other use cases for external or inbound access. I now wanted to take some time to discuss an outbound access use case using F5 BIG-IP as an explicit forward web proxy.... Read more
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ADFS Proxy Replacement on F5 BIG-IP

BIG-IP Access Policy Manager can now replace the need for Web Application Proxy servers providing security for your modern AD FS deployment with MS-ADFSPIP support released in BIG-IP v13.1. This article will provide a one stop shop for you to... Read more
Average Rating: 4.9
4 Reviews

Creating a SSL VPN Using F5 Full Webtop

As we continue our discussions into additional use cases for your BIG-IP, I wanted to provide some details and a guide on how to implement a SSL VPN using F5. So, what is network access? Using your F5 BIG-IP, it is a way to provide your users... Read more
Average Rating: 4.9
3 Reviews

Lightboard Lessons: Microsoft AD FS Web Application Proxy Using F5 BIG-IP

Many users and organizations want the flexibility and convenience of identity federation and Single Sign-On (SSO) from the corporate network to access intranet, extranet, and cloud applications... Read more
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Post of the Week: Two-Factor Auth and SSO with BIG-IP

In this Lightboard Post of the Week, I answer a question about 2FA and SSO with AD/RSA on BIG-IP by creating a SSO Credential Mapping policy agent in the Visual Policy Editor, that takes the username and password from the logon page, and maps them... Read more
Average Rating: 4.7
3 Reviews

OCSP through an outbound explicit proxy

This article explores one method for allowing LTM and APM OCSP requests to pass through an outbound explicit proxy. Read more
Average Rating: 4.9
5 Reviews