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Lightboard Lessons: Perfect Forward Secrecy

Perfect Forward Secrecy allows encrypted communication to stay secure forever. This security feature is available on all newer versions of BIG-IP. Read more
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Configure HA Groups on BIG-IP

Last week we talked about how HA Groups work on BIG-IP and this week we’ll look at how to configure HA Groups in BIG-IP. Read more
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BIG-IP ASM Integration with ImmuniWeb

Learn how to assess your applications using ImmuniWeb and use the results to build a customized security policy in the BIG-IP ASM. Read more
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Load Balancing versus Application Routing

As the lines between DevOps and NetOps continue to blur thanks to the highly distributed models of modern application architectures, there rises a need to understand the difference between load balancing and application routing. These are not the... Read more
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iWorkflow 201 (episode #4) - Developing iApps for iWorkflow

In this episode we provide some instructions on developing iApp templates for use on iWorkflow. In the early versions of iWorkflow (before v2.1.0), the platform inherited its iApp templates from BIG-IP devices. By popular demand, this is no longer... Read more
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Lightboard Lessons: The BIG-IP Profiles

BIG-IP can manage application-specific network traffic in a variety of ways, depending on the protocols and services being used. On BIG-IP, Profiles are a set of tools that you can use to intelligently control the behavior of that traffic. In this... Read more
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High Availability Groups on BIG-IP

High Availability of applications is critical to an organization’s survival. On BIG-IP, HA Groups is a feature that allows BIG-IP to fail over automatically based not on the health of the BIG-IP system itself but rather on the health of external... Read more
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Behind the Scenes: The F5 Private Cloud Solution Package for Red Hat OpenStack  – Measuring Success

F5 and Red Hat have just released our Private Cloud Solution Package for OpenStack. There are all kinds of marketing pieces which describe this package, what it includes, how to buy it, and what the target market looks like. I wanted to take a few... Read more
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Lightboard Lessons: BIG-IP Basic Nomenclature

In this Lightboard Lesson, I reshot a Whiteboard Wednesday that John and I did together a while back on the basic nomenclature of F5 BIG-IP starting at the hardware and working up to the granddaddy of configuration objects: the virtual... Read more
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Deploy BIG-IP VE in Microsoft Azure Using an ARM Template

Azure Resource Manager templates allow organizations to repeatedly deploy applications with confidence that the resources are deployed in a consistent state and makes it easy to manage and visualize resources in your application. It takes the... Read more
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Lightboard Lessons: Breaking Down the TLS Handshake

The TLS handshake is a critical part of secure communications on the Internet today. In this video, we take a minute to break down the details of what goes on during the TLS handshake. Read more
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Dig deeper into Ansible and F5 integration

Basics of Ansible and F5 integration were covered in a joint webinar held earlier in March 2017. To learn more about the integration and current F5 module support along with some use cases view the webinar >. The webinar was very well received... Read more
Average Rating: 4.9
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Q/A with Betsson's Patrik Jonsson - DevCentral's Featured Member for April

Patrik Jonsson lives in Stockholm with his wife and son and works as a network engineer for a company providing online casino games across the world. Outside work, he likes to spend time with his family, play around with his home VMware lab and... Read more
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AFM DoS Enhancements in BIG-IP v13

Following up on our previous article AFM Enhancements In BIG-IP v13, we'll narrow our discussion for this article to Denial-Of-Service (DoS) updates in v13. Architectural changes in BIG-IP's user interfaces allows for increased flexibility... Read more
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F5 Friday: Routing in Red Hat OpenShift Container Platform with F5 Just Got Easier

Scaling applications with container-based clusters is on the rise. Whether as part of a private cloud implementation or just part of an effort to modernize the delivery environment, we continue to see applications – traditional and... Read more
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Packet Tracing in BIG-IP AFM

New in the v13 release of the BIG-IP Advanced Firewall Manager is the capability to insert a packet trace into the internal flow so you can analyze what component within the system is allowing or blocking packets based on your configuration of... Read more
Average Rating: 4.3
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IIS 6.0 WebDAV Buffer Overflow

Today we are reminded that old software can include new and critical security findings. Microsoft IIS 6.0 on Windows Server 2003 R2 is vulnerable to buffer overflow which leads to remote code execution. This is due to inproper validation of the... Read more
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Lightboard Lessons: Service Consolidation on BIG-IP

The Consolidation of point devices and services in your datacenter or cloud can help with cost, complexity, efficiency, management, provisioning and troubleshooting your infrastructure and systems. In this Lightboard Lesson, I light up many of... Read more
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What is a Proxy?

The term ‘Proxy’ is a contraction that comes from the middle English word procuracy, a legal term meaning to act on behalf of another. You may have heard of a proxy vote. Where you submit your choice and someone else votes the ballot on you... Read more
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F5 Agility 2017 Is Coming!

Join the DevCentral team at F5 Agility 2017 July 31st through August 3rd in Chicago, IL. Read more
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Lightboard Lessons: SSL Transactions Per Second

The number of SSL Transactions Per Second (TPS) that your BIG-IP can handle is important to know as you deploy web applications. In this video, we discuss how the BIG-IP calculates how many SSL TPS you can perform and what you can do if you are getting close to your limit. Read more
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How Apps and APIs are Changing the App Acceleration Game

Modern apps are changing. And I’m not just talking about the rush to containerize apps or put them in the cloud. I’m talking about app architectures and, more specifically, the techniques behind them that are having a significant impact on... Read more
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Protecting API Access with BIG-IP using OAuth

As more organizations use APIs in their systems, they've become targets for the not-so-good-doers so API Security is something you need to take seriously. Most APIs today use the HTTP protocol so organizations should protect them as they would... Read more
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F5 and Ansible Integration webinar

Register for the F5 and Ansible joint webinar on Tuesday, Mar 28, 2017 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM PDT. In this webinar, you will learn everything you will need, to get started on using Ansible modules to deploy secure applications on the F5 BIG-IP. We will follow up with the Ansible F5-modules that are being developed Read more
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