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F5 BIG-IP APM Support for Older Versions of Microsoft Internet Explorer Ends On January 12, 2016

BIG-IP APM Support for Older Versions of Microsoft Internet Explorer Ends On January 12, 2016 Read more
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Bridging the Gap between Azure Classic and ARM

Or should I say “Tunneling the gap between….”  Ha Ha ha, hmm….never mind.So you just finished deploying your first BIG-IP from the Azure Marketplace.  You can barely contain your excitement!!!  That web app that’s been floating up... Read more
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Securing Azure Web Apps with the BIG-IP

With the recent release of the BIG-IP virtual edition for Azure enterprises can now take advantage of F5’s various services, (WAF, multi-factor authentication, endpoint inspection, etc.) to securely deploy their cloud-based applications. This... Read more
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Windows 10 Support (including F5 BIG-IP Edge Client) Available With Certain BIG-IP APM Versions

This post includes the latest information available from F5 regarding Microsoft Windows 10 support (including F5 BIG-IP Edge Client) with certain BIG-IP APM versions. Read more
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BIG-IP to Azure Dynamic IPsec Tunneling

In one of my previous posts we took a look at configuring the BIG-IP to act as a site-to-site VPN tunnel endpoint for connecting on-premises environments with Azure.  At the time the BIG-IP only supported policy-based, (static-route) VPN... Read more
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Deploying F5 BIG-IP in Microsoft Azure for Developers

F5’s BYOL (Bring Your Own License) model allows you to purchase a developer/lab license and install it in Microsoft Azure. This model provides a stable development instance for the following software components of BIG-IP:  LTM, GTM, DNS, AFM,... Read more
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Deploying F5 BIG-IP in Windows Server Hyper-V for Developers

F5’s BYOL (Bring Your Own License) model allows you to purchase a developer/lab license and install it in your Microsoft Hyper-V environment. This model provides a stable development instance for the following software components of BIG-IP: ... Read more
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Webinar Einladung am 27.11.2015 - Verwaltung und Schutz von Applikationen in Microsoft Azure

Einladung zum Webinar am 27. November um 11.00: Verwaltung und Schutz von Applikationen in Microsoft Azure Die Cloud Computing-Plattform Microsoft Azure vereinfacht mit ihrer stetig zunehmenden Kollektion von integrierten Diensten, dass... Read more
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Two-Factor Authentication – Remote Desktop Gateway

Technical Challenge Recently I touched on a problem that F5 IT was facing with Two-Factor Authentication (TFA) and VPN clients that didn’t support it (Two-Factor Authentication - Captive Portal). I figured this would be a great opportunity to talk... Read more
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How is SDN disrupting the way businesses develop technology?

While many businesses acknowledge that the benefits of SDN are too big to ignore, there are challenges to overcome, particularly with the cultural changes that it brings. Read more
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Troubleshooting Lync/Skype for Business Reverse Proxy

At F5’s Agility conference, I spoke briefly about troubleshooting Lync/Skype for Business Reverse Proxy at the request of our support people.  Regardless if you deploy Lync/Skype via iApps or manually define your BIG-IP... Read more
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Innovate, Expand, Deliver with F5 CEO Manny Rivelo

F5 President & CEO, Manny Rivelo, shares his vision of Innovate, Expand, Deliver at #F5Agility15. Always insightful, Manny discusses his new role as CEO, what hybrid application services means to organizations, how F5 has evolved from just ... Read more
Average Rating: 5.0
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New F5 Monitoring Pack for Microsoft System Center Operations Manager (SCOM)

Comtrade now offers two flavors of monitoring packs integrating F5 into Systems Center. Last October, Comtrade introduced a Monitoring Pack that took advantage of F5’s BIG-IQ to display BIG-IPs, monitor device and application health and more -... Read more
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Software Defined Transformation - Management and Orchestration with F5 Synthesis

In this article we will look at how F5 continues to deliver the Management and Orchestration solutions for deploying Application Delivery Controller (ADC) platform services. We will begin with explaining how F5 approached Management solutions and... Read more
Average Rating: 5.0
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F5 Friday: It's an iApps-travaganza!

New iApps are available for your provisioning pleasure. Programmability is hot, and one of the most efficient forms of programmability are templates. Deployment templates  improve time to market, reduce risk by eliminating the introduction... Read more
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F5 Synthesis: How SDAS are delivered - Converged systems

#SDAS The whole is greater than the sum of its parts. The premise of cloud is based, like other emergent technologies, at least partially on the notion of abstraction. Cloud providers are able to achieve what appears to be boundless compute,... Read more
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Collaborate in the Cloud

Employee collaboration and access to communication tools are essential for workplace productivity. Organizations are increasing their use of Microsoft Office 365, a subscription-based service that provides hosted versions of familiar Microsoft... Read more
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DevCentral Top 5: Nov 3, 2014

Make sure you grab a tissue, because you will literally weep when you read the awesome content so prominently and consistently delivered in our community.  And, even if you don't weep uncontrollably, you'll at least work up a couple... Read more
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F5 Proudly Optimizing the Network for Microsoft’s Cloud Platform System

Certainly the single largest transformation of the traditional data center in recent history is the concept of the "Private Cloud". Nearly universally embraced in theory, the Private Cloud promises breakthrough advances in efficiency and... Read more
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Monitoring BIG-IP on Microsoft’s System Center with the Comtrade Management Pack for F5 BIG-IQ

Comtrade has released a Management Pack (MP) for Microsoft Systems Center (SCOM ) that uses F5’s BIG-IQ to monitor F5 BIG-IP devices and the applications they are helping deliver. The MP allows users to view all BIG-IP objects and see key... Read more
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F5 Friday: Applications aren't protocols. They're Opportunities.

Applications are as integral to F5 technologies as they are to your business. An old adage holds that an individual can be judged by the company he keeps. If that holds true for organizations, then F5 would do well to be judged by the vast array... Read more
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Leveraging BIG-IP APM for seamless client NTLM Authentication

Many customers express interest to use F5 Access Policy Manager for transparent seamless authentication for their users.  There are a couple of leading use cases that drive that desired behavior:   Providing silent seamless... Read more
Average Rating: 4.7
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APM Cookbook: Single Sign On (SSO) using Kerberos

To get the APM Cookbook series moving along, I’ve decided to help out by documenting the common APM solutions I help customers and partners with on a regular basis. Kerberos SSO is nothing new, but seems to stump people who have never used... Read more
Average Rating: 4.8
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APM Cookbook: SAML IdP Chaining

As an APM subject mater expert at F5 I often find myself in situations where a customer or colleague needs an example of a particular configuration.  While most of these requests are easily handled with a call or WebEx I'm a firm believer... Read more
Average Rating: 4.5
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Did you know that you can leverage F5 BIG-IP as SAML 2.0 Identity Provider for Office 365?

On March 6th, 2014, Microsoft has officially announced support for SAML 2.0 federation, in addition to their existing WS-Fededation and WS-Trust support.  This is really exciting news for both Microsoft’s and F5’s new and existing customers. ... Read more
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