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The Burden of Federated Authentication

A post discussing the burdens of federated authentication - specifically authentication vs authorization. Read more
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A Catch from the Codeshare: F5 Analytics iApp

On the side of the road in northern Missouri just north of Mark Twain’s stomping grounds, there is a slice of hillside removed just to the side of the highway. In Arkansas, there’s a nondescript field tucked away in a state park. Short... Read more
Average Rating: 5.0
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Kicking Off Programmability Month: It's Contest Time!

Well hello there, community! Starting June 1st, we’re going to follow February’s successful Security Month with a month-long effort focused on programmability. The daily content schedule will drop June 1st, but you can look forward... Read more
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Agility Day Two – That’s a Wrap!

Day two kicked off with some impressive early risers at the 7am F5 fun run – well done to everyone who made it out of bed to... Read more
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Lightboard Lessons: Silverline Architecture

In this edition of Lightboard Lessons, I cover the architectural overview of F5’s Silverline managed security services proxy and routed modes.  The granular details of the scrubbing center architecture, as well as the overall DDoS and WAF... Read more
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Agility Day One – A Snapshot

We’ve had a fantastic first day at Agility EMEA in Vienna – thanks to everyone who was able to join us! For anyone who missed out, here’s a snapshot of what took place! First off, we announced this morning the findings from our EMEA survey into... Read more
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The Top Ten Hardcore F5 Security Features in BIG-IP 12.1

David Holmes, otherwise known as F5 Marketing's version of Donald Trump, judges a pageant of beautiful security features in version 12.1. Read more
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Security Sidebar: My Browser Has No Idea Your Certificate Was Just Revoked

Encryption is a fundamental reality on the Internet today.  Most sites use SSL/TLS for encryption, and you can identify these sites by the https:// in the address bar of your browser.  The Internet security service company Netcraft has... Read more
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iWorkflow 101: 'Hello World! \r\n'

Announcing F5® iWorkflow™ F5's Programmability & Orchestration team is pleased to announce the release of iWorkflow™ 2.0. Today, May 17th, marks the beginning of your application delivery “doing-more-in-less-time”... Read more
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F5 Heat Plugins v8.0.1 released

Release Announcement 13 May 2016   We are pleased to announce the release of the v8.0.1 F5 Heat plugins for OpenStack. This is the initial release of the F5 Heat plugins in OpenStack Liberty. Please see the documentation an... Read more
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Introducing iRules LX

iRules LX is the next stage of evolution for network programmability that brings Node.js language support to the BIG-IP with version 12.1... Read more
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Agility 2016 guest speakers – sneak preview Q&A

Two of the many highlights at this year’s Agility 2016 conference in Vienna are set to be our guest speakers – Misha Glenny and Thimon De Jong. This week we caught up with both of them to gain a sneak preview of their talks, their opinions on the key themes of Agility and any previous experiences or tips they have regarding this year’s host city, Vienna! Read more
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Lightboard Lessons: Blackhole DNS

Sometimes people ask to visit places that they have no business visiting.  And, sometimes that craziness must be stopped.  Did you know you can load up an iRule and redirect DNS traffic based on the requested domain name?  Did you... Read more
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DevCentral at Agility 2016 - The Preview Video

Now that I'm part of the DevCentral team, I give a preview of the DevCentral activities for F5's Agility 2016 event, May 17-18, in Vienna Austria. ps Read more
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Bilder sagen mehr als 1000 Worte

…so lautet das Sprichwort und es gilt immer noch. Wissenschaftlich erwiesen ist, dass Bilder eine fast automatische Aufnahme ohne größere gedankliche Anstrengung schaffen, eine höhere Glaubwürdigkeit und Anschaulichkeit haben. ... Read more
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20 Lines or Less: Playing nice in the same sandbox, data-groups, and APM session removal

What could you do with your code in 20 Lines or Less? That's the question we like to ask from, for, and of (feel free to insert your favorite preposition here) the DevCentral community, and every time we do, we go looking to find cool new... Read more
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What’s in store at Agility 2016?

We at F5, along with our customers and partners, are preparing to don our lederhosen and relocate to Vienna for our annual EMEA Agility conference! With two action-packed days ahead of us, we thought we’d preview the main events and happenings ... Read more
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Lightboard Lessons: Pinhole DNS

A couple years ago when I was managing the infrastructure for our test, stage, and production DevCentral environments, we had to test from mobile devices to the internal test/stage environments, but on devices like iPads and iPhones, you can’t... Read more
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The Visible Data of the Invisible User

As the march to connect each and every noun on this planet continues with a blistering pace, the various ways, contraptions and sensors used to collect data is greatly expanding. What once was a (relatively) small collection of fitness trackers,... Read more
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Security Sidebar: Will The Real “Satoshi Nakamoto” Please Stand Up?

Some people love the anonymity that the Internet offers.  You can lurk in the shadows using a random pseudonym, and if you are careful enough it’s likely that no one will ever know who you are.  Back in 2008, an inventor named “Satoshi... Read more
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You Never Know When...

An old article gets new life. #TBT Back in 2012 I wrote an article titled Bait Phone. It was about cops dropping mobile phones with a tracking device and following the stealing culprit for an arrest. Like Bait Car but with a smartphone. Over the... Read more
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The Importance of Licensing to Equalize Dev and Production

We’re all aware that dev/test != production environments. While the software stacks upon which applications are deployed may be (and hopefully are) the same, there still remains a whole lot of “infrastructure” (that’s everything else) that isn’t... Read more
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F5 Agility - Welcome to 'The City of Dreams'

This year, Vienna hosts F5 Agility. In advance of the event, we take a look at the hot spots and hidden gems of Austria's capital. Read more
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Lightboard Lessons: The BIG-IP ASM and WhiteHat Integration

Today’s web applications are under constant attack, and it’s critical to keep those applications secure at all times.  One of the best ways to keep your applications secure is to protect them with a Web Application Firewall (WAF) and also... Read more
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