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What is HTTP Part IX - Policies and iRules

In this article we pivot slightly from describing the protocol itself to showing ways to interact with the HTTP protocol via iRules and local traffic policies... Read more
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Lightboard Lessons: OWASP Top 10 - Injection Attacks

The OWASP Top 10 is a list of the most common security risks on the Internet today.  For the past several years, "Injection Attack" has been the #1 security risk on the Top 10 list. Read more
Average Rating: 4.9
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BIG-IP ASMで対応するOWASP Top 10 - 2017年版

OWASP Top 10の2017年正式版がリリースされましたので、BIG-IP ASMのWAF機能でどのくらい対応できるか概要を紹介したいと思います。 Read more
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F5 Certified Practice Exams

Thinking of taking the F5 Certified 101 or 201 exams but not sure if you are ready? Ease the anxiety by taking a F5 Practice Exam! That’s what I did, and it sure helped. If you remember, back in August I attempted the 201-TMOS Administrator exam... Read more
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iRule Execution Tracing and Performance Profiling, Part 3

This article answers some frequently asked questions about the iRules tracing feature and offers some suggestions on best practices. Read more
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Bleichenbacher vs. Forward Secrecy: How much of your TLS is still RSA?

You're thinking about disabling the RSA key exchange on your virtual server in favor of only perfect forward secrecy. But are some of your users still using RSA? Here's how to find out. Read more
Average Rating: 4.9
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Jackson-Databind Unsafe Unserialization Remote Code Execution (CVE-2017-7525, CVE-2017-15095)

Recently a new vulnerability in Jackson, a popular Java library used for parsing JSON, was published and assigned CVE-2017-7525. The Jackson-databind package allows programmers to construct Java objects out of JSON documents, and as we have... Read more
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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
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iRule Execution Tracing and Performance Profiling, Part 2

This article continues the introduction of iRules tracing and profiling feature. It uses examples to describe how to configure and run the feature. Read more
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DevCentral's Featured Member for December - Kevin Davies

When we prepare for our Featured Member series, I typically send out a questionnaire and the DevCentral member writes out their answers. With the opening question I'll do a bit of editing and use that for the intro. This month however,... Read more
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Post of the Week: Port Lockdown

Welcome to Post of the Week, where we take a question of general interest from Q&A and hit the lightboard with our take on the issue. In this episode, I walk through the specifics of the self-IP port lockdown feature on BIG-IP. Thanks to... Read more
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What is HTTP Part VIII - Compression and Caching

In the last article of this What is HTTP? series we covered the nuances of OneConnect on HTTP traffic through the BIG-IP. In this article, we’ll cover caching and compression. We’ll deal with compression first, and then move on to... Read more
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BIG-IP Terraform Resources

Terraform is an open source tool for provisioning and deployment of public and private cloud infrastructures. Terraform lets you to create, change and improve production infrastructure safely and predictably. Terraform use APIs abstraction through... Read more
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Lightboard Lessons: What is "The Cloud"?

The Cloud is an often misunderstood term, but it's an important part of web application delivery today. Cloud providers can deliver significant advantages (cost, security, performance, etc) over traditional hosted environments. Read more
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The OWASP Top 10 - 2017 vs. BIG-IP ASM

With the release of the new 2017 Edition of the OWASP Top 10, we wanted to give a quick rundown of how BIG-IP ASM can mitigate these vulnerabilities. First, here's how the 2013 edition compares to 2017.   And how BIG-IP ASM mitigates the... Read more
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Mitigate L7 DDoS with BIG-IP ASM

Today, let’s look at a couple ways to mitigate a DDoS attack with BIG-IP ASM. We’ve logged into a BIG-IP ASM and navigated to Security>DDoS Protection>DDoS Profiles. In the General Settings of Application Security, we’ll activate an... Read more
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iRule Execution Tracing and Performance Profiling, Part 1

This article is the first of a series to introduce a new iRule feature in BIP-IP v13.1 release, iRule execution tracing and performance profiling. Read more
Average Rating: 4.9
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Post of the Week: BIG-IP Policy Sync

In this Lightboard Post of the Week, I light up the answer to a question about BIG-IP APM Policy Sync. Posted Question on DevCentral: https://devcentral.f5.com/questions/apm-policy-sync-56330 Thanks to DevCentral user Murali (@MuraliGopalaRao) for... Read more
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Lightboard Lessons: SSL Visibility - The Ultimate Inline Inspection Architecture

Now that the majority of web traffic is encrypted with Forward Secret ciphers, how do you monitor your incoming web traffic for threats? Join guest host David Holmes again this week for another Lightboard Lesson on the ultimate SSL visibility... Read more
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VDI Gateway Federation with BIG-IP

Today let’s look at how F5 BIGIP APM can consolidate, secure and federate all the core VDI gateways technology. For instance, if an organization decides move from one VDI technology to another or if you’re consolidating VDI technologies, BIG-IP... Read more
Average Rating: 4.9
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Post of the Week: Replacing a String in the Request URI

In this week’s Post of Week, I address community member Shann_P’s question on how to make an iRule update a string at a specific location within the path of the URI: The iRule needs to be able to locate the 7th "chunk" of the URI, add a... Read more
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Lightboard Lessons: SSL Visibility - The Ultimate Passive Inspection Architecture

Join DevCentral guest host David Holmes as he details the ultimate passive inspection architecture in this latest episode of Lightboard Lessons! Read more
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What is HTTP Part VII - OneConnect

In the last article in this What is HTTP? series we finished covering the settings in the HTTP profile itself. This week, we begin the transition to technologies that support, enhance, optimize, secure, and (insert your descriptive qualifier... Read more
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Building an OpenSSL Certificate Authority - Creating ECC Certificates

Build an OpenSSL ECC-based certificate authority for your lab. Create and sign your own ECC Certificates for use in any DevOps infrastructure. Read more
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Building an OpenSSL Certificate Authority - Configuring CRL and OCSP

Build an OpenSSL ECC-based certificate authority for your lab. Build certificate revocation functionality within your developer or lab environment for true client testing. Read more
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