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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
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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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Building and OpenSSL Certificate Authority - Creating Your Intermediary Certificate

Build an OpenSSL ECC-based certificate authority for your lab. Create your own ECC Intermediary CA for use in any DevOps infrastructure. Read more
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Building an OpenSSL Certificate Authority - Creating Your Root Certificate

Build an OpenSSL ECC-based certificate authority for your lab. Create your own ECC Root CA for use in any DevOps infrastructure. Read more
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Building an OpenSSL Certificate Authority - Introduction and Design Considerations for Elliptical Curves

Build an OpenSSL ECC-based certificate authority for your lab. Using Suite B PKI as our guidelines we'll create a two-tier PKI infrastructure perfect for any isolated environment. Read more
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Post of the Week: Blocking a Specific URI

In this "Post of the Week" video, we show how to block a specific URI using a custom ASM signature and an iRule. Read more
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Webinar: Manage F5 BIG-IP Infrastructure with Puppet

Webinar-1: introduction to managing F5 BIG-IP Infrastructure with Puppet Read more
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Oracle Identity Manager Remote Hijack Vulnerability (CVE-2017-10151)

Last week, Oracle has released an out of cycle security advisory (CVE-2017-10151) for a vulnerability which affects Oracle identity manager. The vulnerability allows attackers to access Oracle Identity Manager using a built-in account... Read more
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Extracting X-Forwarded-For in Node.js

In a perfect world, developers would never need to know how a request go to their app. But we live on the Internet, where end-to-end protocols are used to transport messages across networks that are point-to-point, not end-to-end. Each point is... Read more
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Lightboard Lessons: What is DDoS?

Over the last quarter, there were approximately 500 DDoS attacks daily around the world with some lasting as long as 300 hours. In this Lightboard Lesson I light up some #basics about DoS and DDoS attacks.   ps Related: DDoS attacks in Q2... Read more
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DevCentral’s Featured Member for November – Nathan Britton

Nathan Britton works as a Principal Security Consultant in the UK for a security solutions provider called NTT Security, part of the NTT Group. They work with customers to design and implement security solutions and his team specializes in... Read more
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Webinar on automating F5 workflows using Ansible Tower

Hello everyone, its time again to join F5 and Ansible for our 3rd joint webinar https://www.ansible.com/webinars-training/from-70-networking-tasks-to-a-single-click-by-wwt-building-f5-solution-with-ansible-toweron Monday Nov ember 13th from 11AM... Read more
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Lightboard Lessons: Mac Masquerade

In this episode of Lightboard Lessons,  Jason dives in to Mac Masquerade, which is a user-configured unique mac address to be shared by BIG-IPs for high availability purposes. Resources K3523: Choosing a unique mac address for Mac... Read more
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Prevent a Spoof of an X-Forwarded-For Request with BIG-IP

Last week, we looked at how to do Selective Compression on BIG-IP with a local traffic policy so this week let’s try something security related using the same procedures. You can associate a BIG-IP local traffic policy to prevent a spoof of an... Read more
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Introduction to F5 Common Controller Core Library (CCCL)

A common problem that F5 deals with for Cloud Native Applications (CNA) is how to add and remove pool members and create virtual servers on an F5 BIG-IP. It doesn’t sound like a particularly hard problem to solve, but with a growing ecosystem this... Read more
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Post of the Week: Explaining the KRACK Vulnerability

The KRACK attack targets a vulnerability in the WPA2 security protocol that allows for encryption between a mobile device and a wireless router. Read more
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Lightboard Lessons: What are Bots?

In this Lightboard Lesson, I light up some #basics about internet bots and botnets. Humans account for less than 50% of internet traffic and the rest is spread between the good bots and bad ones. ps Related: The Facts about Botnets The state of... Read more
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Selective Compression on BIG-IP

BIG-IP provides Local Traffic Policies that simplify the way in which you can manage traffic associated with a virtual server. You can associate a BIG-IP local traffic policy to support selective compression for types of content that can benefit... Read more
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What is HTTP Part VI - HTTP Profile Enforcement Settings

In last week’s article in the What is HTTP? series, we covered the basic settings of the HTTP profile. This week, we’ll cover the enforcement parameters available in the profile, again focusing strictly on the reverse proxy mode profile... Read more
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