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  Clientless FirePass Login via the command line using client certificate     This document is an extension to the article “Clientless FirePass Login via the command line” to present the configuration if the command line client uses client certificate for authentication. It contains some minor changes to the original script.   This configuration is perfect for an embedded UNIX (Linux/*BSD/other) OS based device for automatic authentication using client certificate. ...
Client side certificate authentication systems continue to gain popularity in many business verticals.  The ease and reliability of a certificate based system have the potential to save companies time and money through lowered operational overhead (no password resets, simplified universal sign on, mapped directly to user directory) while maintaining a high degree of security (token and PIN must be used during login, potential for biometric integration).  The use of client certificate p...
Note: Special thanks to the Firepass development team for providing this tip. As IT departments deploy an ever-growing list of mobile devices, secure authentication becomes an even bigger nightmare to keep IT management awake at night. One option available is RSA SecureID software tokens. (for more details, you can visit http://www.rsa.com/) If your organization has chosen SecureID software tokens, the F5 development team has documented how F5 FirePass can accommodate this customized configu...
Contributing to DevCentral CodeShare: A Quick Reference. Introduction to CodeShare CodeShare is a mechanism for you to share your iRules and policies with the rest of the DevCentral community. By extension, it is also a place for you to find code and policies that can help you resolve problems, without reinventing the wheel. Some of the items posted in the CodeShare are generated by F5 staff, but increasingly they are uploaded by users like you who had a problem to solve and were willing to sh...
Modifying Web Accelerator and FirePass Wikis Why a Wiki? DevCentral utilizes a Wiki to handle all of our documentation. The strength of Wikis is that they allow all users to contribute to the existing body of knowledge. While Wikis seem foreign to some people and the documentation is sometimes archaic, they really are simple to use, if you know a few tricks. The purpose of this document is to provide you with those tricks so that you can contribute your experience and knowledge to the rapidly ...
As most developers realize, web applications commonly mean sacrificing functionality for easy, browser-based access for end users. While browser scripting and controls have come a long way, there are still advantages of a rich client that browsers cannot attain due primarily to interactive and stateful functionality. The problem plaguing developers for some time is how to enable rich client users to access servers remotely while contending with the myriad of proxy servers, firewalls, and...