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The rising threat of GTP attacks - is your GRX/IPX connection secure?

In today’s world everything seems to revolve around privacy, security and challenges of protecting personal information, Apps, services and network infrastructure from a variety of threats. L7 DoS attacks, credential... Read more
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Lightboard Lessons: What is F5 Container Connector?

In this episode of Lightboard Lessons, I reach the peak of the container story I've been working on through Docker, Kubernetes, OpenShift. On the summit, I cover the overview of the F5 Container Connector, an integration solution for managing... Read more
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Managing BIG-IP Licensing With BIG-IQ

Learn how to manage BIG-IP licensing with BIG-IQ License Manager. DevCentral provides walkthrough videos and links to authoritative content to make all licensing issues a problem of the past. Read more
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Hack to the Future: The Results

As promised, we met in Boston and hosted our first-ever "Hack to the Future" capture the flag event.  Eight teams from all over the world gathered to see who would take home the coveted DeLorean trophies... Read more
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iRules LX Logger Class

In version 13.1, the ILXLogger class was added to expand the ability to log from iRules LX. The API details have been added to to the wiki but in this article, I’ll add context and an example to boot. Let’s get to it! The first step is... Read more
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BIGdiff - A Little Help For Software Upgrades

DevCentral MVP Leonardo Souza explains the BIGdiff script upgrade assistance script. The idea is simple, get the list of objects, and their respective status, before and after the software upgrade, then compare them and report the result. Read more
Average Rating: 4.9
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Apache Struts 2 Namespace Evaluation Remote Code Execution (CVE-2018-11776 / S2-057)

In the recent days, a new Apache Struts 2 Remote Code Execution vulnerability was announced (S2-057) and CVE-2018-11776 was allocated. At the moment, there is no public Proof of Concept exploit available. for a Struts 2 application to be... Read more
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Horizon Blast Extreme UDP with BEAT Support Functionality in BIG-IP Access Manager 14.0!

F5 BIG-IP Access Manager with Horizon Blast Extreme UDP with BEAT Support Functionality and how to implement the UDP code. Read more
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Handle Over 100 Gbps With a Single BIG-IP Virtual Edition

Learn about how a single BIG-IP Virtual Edition can handle over 100 Gbps using KVM and commodity hardware. The result was generated using Ixia IxLoad. Read more
Average Rating: 4.9
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Automate import of SSL Certificate, Key & CRL from BIG-IP to BIG-IQ

Automate import of SSL Certificate, Key & CRL from BIG-IP to BIG-IQ Read more
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Lightboard Lessons: What is OpenShift?

The OpenShift Container Platform from RedHat is a platform as a service leveraging Docker and Kubernetes to provide app developers an easy button for application management, deployment, and scale. In this episode of Lightboard Lessons, Jason Rahm... Read more
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DevCentral's Featured Member for August - Kumar

Our Featured Member series is a way for us to show appreciation and highlight active contributors in our community. Communities thrive on interaction and our Featured Series gives you some insight on some of our most active folks... Read more
Average Rating: 4.9
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Configuring an Application for Smart Card Authentication and Forms Based SSO Using a Static Username and Password

A customer recently reached out requesting assistance providing smart card authentication to an application that does not integrate with AD or LDAP and has only a single username and password. While many of you out there may have done this in the... Read more
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Hack to the Future: A Walk Through The Game

At this year's Agility conference in Boston, F5 will host a "Hack to the Future" event on Tuesday night where everyone can enjoy an awesome game of Capture The Flag.  The game consists of some really cool puzzles to solve... Read more
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Creating, Importing and Assigning a CA Certificate Bundle

Complex organizations like the Department of Defense can create certificate authority complications. DevCentral walks you through obtaining and creating CA bundles to help reduce impact as security requirements change. Read more
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Verifying Local Traffic Policy and iRule Precedence

The BIG-IP platform has had Tcl-based iRules since the initial v9 release back in 2004. When version 11.4 released, the HTTP class was deprecated in favor of local traffic policies. The policies provide access to inspect and act on ingress and... Read more
Average Rating: 4.9
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DevCentral Showcase on LinkedIn

We are excited to share our New LinkedIn Home! We're thrilled to be Showcased under F5's LinkedIn Company Page and look forward to building a fun place to converse, ask questions and get inside advice on BIG-IP tips and tricks. LinkedIn... Read more
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Handling HTTP Requests on an HTTPS Virtual Server

There are scenarios where it might be prudent to support HTTP request redirection on a single port, and thus, a single virtual server. Yes, this can be done with the alias port zero, but that locks all other ports down unless you plan to build out... Read more
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Lightboard Lessons: Explaining the Diffie-Hellman Key Exchange

The Diffie-Hellman key exchange is used extensively in Internet communications today.  With the approval of the new TLS 1.3 protocol and the need for Perfect Forward Secrecy... Read more
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Oracle Periodically Security Update – Mitigating with ASM

Recently Oracle published its periodically security advisory. The advisory contains fixes for 334 CVEs, 231 of them are exploitable over the HTTP protocol. Oracle tends not to publicly disclose details related to the attack vectors of the... Read more
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Configuring Smart Card Authentication to the BIG-IP Traffic Management User Interface (TMUI) using F5's Privileged User Access Solution

As promised in my last article which discussed configuring the BIG-IP as an SSH Jump Server using smart card authentication, I wanted to continue the discussion of F5's privileged user access with additional use cases. The first follow on... Read more
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The DevCentral Chronicles July Edition 1(7)

July is my favorite month due to it being both the middle of summer and I was born in July. This month I’ll drip of perspiration and celebrate another twist in the odometer of life. It’s also time for our monthly Chronicles where we keep you... Read more
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Lightboard Lessons: F5 BIG-IP and OPSWAT MetaDefender Integration

The OPSWAT MetaDefender advanced threat prevention technologies work seamlessly with F5 BIG-IP reverse proxy to scan file uploads for threats prior to web upload... Read more
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Configuring the BIG-IP as an SSH Jump Server using Smart Card Authentication and WebSSH Client

Based on the feedback I got when talking about this capability on social media, I figured I would write an article and expose everyone to what this solution actually looks like and how to deploy it. First off, I want to dig into the use case... Read more
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Calling All Conversations!

Is what I wrote almost 10 years ago when F5 was rolling out some of our early social media channels as the medium started to explode. Back then, we listed our MySpace, Facebook, Twitter and YouTube channels - the four big ones at the time. A... Read more
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