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Zero to F5-CTS LTM Certified!

It’s been nearly a year since the DevCentral team wrestled the 101 exam to the mat at Agility 2016. This last week, I finished the road to the F5 Certified Technology Specialist Local Traffic Manager (F5-CTS LTM) certification, with a passing... Read more
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BIG-IP Upgrades Part 4 - Performing the Software Installation

On a Big-IP in the Standby state (if there are more than one Big-IP in the device group), perform the following:Note: Verify the device is still in the Standby state and not Offline (unless purposely) or Active. Log in to the Configuration... Read more
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Lightboard Lessons: Attack Mitigation with F5 Silverline

In this Lightboard Lesson, I describe how F5 Silverline Cloud-based Platform can help mitigate DDoS and other application attacks both on-prem and in the cloud with the Hybrid Signaling iApp. Learn how both on-premises and the cloud can work... Read more
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BIG-IP Upgrades Part 3 - Versions, Misconceptions and a Back-Out Plan

To What Big-IP Versions Can I Upgrade? Big-IP 10.x can be upgraded to any version of 11.x given your hardware supports the new version. Big-IP 11.x can be upgraded to any version of 12.x given your hardware supports the new version. You canno... Read more
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What is Transport Layer Security?

Transport Layer Security (TLS) is a protocol that provides privacy and data integrity between two communicating applications. TLS defines the exacting methods, actions, etc each communicating device must use to achieve secure communications. Read more
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BIG-IP Upgrades Part 2 - Upgrade Behavior

How Big-IP Upgrades Work Software images can be installed to any software volume except the running volume. This behavior ensures the running software volume is available should a need arise to revert to the prior Big-IP version and... Read more
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BIG-IP Upgrades Part 1 - Preparation

The information is this series is meant to help a Big-IP administrator complete a software upgrade. I have assisted with hundreds of Big-IP upgrades and hope to help you complete the task as smoothly as possible. Read more
Average Rating: 4.9
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What are F5 Access and BIG-IP Edge Clients?

F5 Access and BIG-IP Edge are VPN clients that connect to APM access policies for L3 network connectivity. Read more
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Realizing value from a WAF in front of your application- Part 2

Part 2 in the series of Realizing value from a WAF. In this article, learn how BIG-IP ASM can block 0-day attacks. Read more
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What is iCall?

TL;DR - iCall is BIG-IP’s event-based granular control-plane automation system that enables comprehensive control over configuration and other system settings and objects. Read more
Average Rating: 4.9
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Lightboard Lessons: iCall

This episode of Lightboard Lessons introduces iCall, the built-in event-based BIG-IP control-plane scripting engine. Resources iCall release article iCall Wiki iCall Codeshare iCall Triggers Example with iStats to Invalidate Cache iCall... Read more
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Apache Struts 2 Showcase Remote Code Execution (CVE-2017-9791)

A new Apache Struts 2 vulnerability was published (S2-048) and a POC code exploiting it was publicly released. Read about how you can mitigate this vulnerability with the BIG-IP ASM. Read more
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BIG-IP VE on Google Cloud Platform

Hot off Cloud Month, let’s look at how to deploy BIG-IP Virtual Edition on the Google Cloud Platform. This is a simple single-NIC, single IP deployment, which means that both management traffic and data traffic are going through the same NIC and... Read more
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F5 BIG-IP Edge Portal – End of Support and End of Availability Announcement

The product leadership team has eliminated a feature of APM called BIG-IP Edge Portal, and this feature will not be compatible with future versions of iOS and Android. Read more
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F5 BIG-IP + Cisco Tetration: Application Centric Visibility

F5 BIG-IP provides Cisco Tetration L4-L7 insight with the integration of Tetration Open API. Read more
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What is BIG-IP APM?

F5 BIG-IP APM provides granular access controls to discreet applications and networks supporting 2FA and federated identity management. Read more
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Load Balancing VMware Identity Manager Integration Guide is now Ready!

Learn how to deploy F5 BIG-IP LTM/APM/DNS with various VMware End-User-Computing based products. Read more
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DevCentral’s Featured Member for July – Vosko Networking’s Niels van Sluis

For almost two years Niels van Sluis has worked as a Security Engineer for Vosko Networking. Vosko's security team focuses on supporting security solutions from various vendors like F5, Check Point, Cisco and RSA. Niels focuses is on F5 BIG-IP... Read more
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‘Fast’ API and Application Routing

Proxy API and Application traffic at high speeds with F5 BIG-IP. Lori MacVittie explains how. Read more
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Realizing value from a WAF in front of your application - Part 1

Implement strong and effective application security measures by deploying a Web Application Firewall (WAF) in front of your web applications. Read more
Average Rating: 4.9
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BIG-IQ 5.2 Centralized Management - Security Overview

F5's Matthieu Dierick discusses BIG-IQ 5.2's Centralized Security Management. Learn more at DevCentral. Read more
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DevCentral Cloud Month Wrap

Is it the end of June already? At least it ended on a Friday and we can close out DevCentral’s Cloud Month followed by the weekend! First, huge thanks to our Cloud Month authors: Suzanne, Hitesh, Greg, Marty and Lori. Each delivered an informative... Read more
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Cloud Month on DevCentral

#DCCloud17 The term ‘Cloud’ as in Cloud Computing has been around for a while and this month we're focusing on F5 Cloud Deployments Read more
Average Rating: 4.9
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What's Happening Inside my Kubernetes Cluster?

Introduction This article series has taken us a long way. We started with an overview of Kubernetes. In the second week we deployed complex applications using Helm, visualized complex applications using Yipee.io. During the third week we enabled... Read more
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The Hitchhiker’s Guide to BIG-IP in Azure – “Life Cycle Management”

Hello fellow travelers and welcome to the fourth and final installment of “The Hitchhiker’s Guide to BIG-IP in Azure”. Read more
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