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Single Sign-On (SSO) to Legacy Web Apps Using BIG-IP & VMware Workspace ONE

A few months back VMware announced a joint collaborative effort on delivering even more applications to their Workspace One suite utilizing F5 BIG-IP APM to act as an authentication translator from SAML to legacy Kerberos and header-based web... 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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Social Login to Enterprise Apps using BIG-IP & OAuth 2.0

Password fatigue is something we’ve all experienced at some point. Whether it’s due to breaches and the ever present, ‘update password’ warnings, the corporate policy of a 90-day rotation or simply registering for a website with yet another unique... Read more
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Killing my passwords (with his tools)

As I prepped for this password killing journey, I couldn’t get the Fugees “Killing Me Softly” out of my head. Lauryn Hill kills it in that song (pun intended.) So I wrote a little intro you can hum along to the tune…I’ll wait. Feeling my pain... Read more
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Shared Authentication Domains on BIG-IP APM

How to share an APM session across multiple access profiles. A common question for someone new to BIG-IP Access Policy Manager (APM) is how do I configure BIG-IP APM so the user only logs in once. By default, BIG-IP APM requires authentication for... Read more
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APM Cookbook: Two-Factor Authentication using YubiKey OTP with iRulesLX.

It’s been a number of years since I penned my first DC article: Two-Factor Authentication using YubiKey, YubiCloud and APM. A lot has changed over the years, BIG-IP versions and features, new YubiKey models and the YubiCloud Validation... Read more
Average Rating: 4.9
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Average Rating: 4.9
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Citrix Federated Authentication Service Integration with APM

This guide will cover how to use APM as the access gateway in front of Storefront when using Citrix FAS. This will enable you to leverage authentication methods like SAML, Kerberos, or NTLM on the client side. Read more
Average Rating: 4.9
4 Reviews

Lightboard Lessons: SSO to Legacy Web Applications

IT organizations have a simple goal: make it easy for workers to access all their work applications from any device. But that simple goal becomes complicated when new apps and old, legacy applications do not authenticate in the same way. In this... Read more
Average Rating: 4.9
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APM Cookbook: Dynamic APM Variables

In this article we’ll discuss how to set a variable dynamically. The most common use case is setting something like a role attribute to use in SAML... Read more
Average Rating: 4.9
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Lightboard Lessons: PCI/DSS compliance with BIG-IP

If you ever use credit cards for online purchases, you are affected by the Payment Card Industry / Data Security Standards (PCI/DSS). Compliance with these standards are required for any company that processes online payments via credit cards... Read more
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F5 Access for Your Chromebook

My 5th grader has a Chromebook for school. She loves it and it allows her access to school applications and educational tools where she can complete her assignments and check her grades. But if 5th grade is a tiny dot in your rear-view and you’re... Read more
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Lock Down Your Login

Last week we talked about WebSafe and how it can help protect against phishing attacks with a little piece of code. This is important since malware can steal credentials from every visited web application from an infected machine. This time we’re... Read more
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APM Cookbook: Modify LDAP Attribute Values using iRulesLX

Introduction Access Policy Manager (APM) does not have the ability to modify LDAP attribute values using the native features of the product. In the past I’ve used some creative unsupported solutions to modify LDAP attribute values, but with the... Read more
Average Rating: 4.3
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F5 BIG-IP Edge Client Now Supported in Apple macOS Sierra and iOS 10

F5 BIG-IP Edge Client and other F5 BIG-IP Access Policy Manager (APM) client features are now supported in Apple macOS Sierra (10.12) as of Tuesday, September 20, 2016 – the same day as the macOS Sierra was released! AND, BIG-IP Edge Client also supports Apple iOS 10 as of September 13, 2016 – the same day as it was released! Read more
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F5 BIG-IP Edge Client Now Supported in Apple macOS Sierra and iOS 10

F5 BIG-IP Edge Client and other F5 BIG-IP Access Policy Manager (APM) client features are now supported in Apple macOS Sierra (10.12) as of Tuesday, September 20, 2016 – the same day as the macOS Sierra was released! AND, BIG-IP Edge Client also supports Apple iOS 10 as of September 13, 2016 – the same day as it was released! Read more
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Liegt die IT-Sicherheit in der Verantwortung der Endgerätenutzer?

Die Meldungen über Angriffe, Phishing-Attacken und vielen anderen IT-Sicherheitslöchern reißen nicht ab.  Laut einem aktuellen Bericht der FAZ über Hackerangriffe auf deutsche Banken, werden bei den heutigen Angriffen... Read more
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APM Cookbook: Okta MFA Integration

Example of leveraging F5 APM and Okta MFA for multi-factor authentication to legacy apps. Read more
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Kerberos is Easy - Part 2

Yes my friends, this post has been long overdue. Life, work and all the other good excuses got in the way. However, there is nothing like a friend calling you out with a “WTF I need part 2” to get the motivation and kerberos mana flowing again. So... Read more
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APM Cookbook: AutoLaunch SAML Resources

Introduction After the SAML labs at Agility I got a lot of questions about how to automatically launch SAML resources and skip the webtop, and I promised I'd write it up for you. If you haven't been to Agility, check it out next year,... Read more
Average Rating: 4.9
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Halbzeit 2016: Ist das Glas halb leer oder halb voll?

Das Aktualisieren von Passwörtern liegt 2016 voll im Trend Das erste Halbjahr 2016 liegt hinter uns. Zeit, einen Blick auf die Technologie-Trends zu werfen, die sich bis dato abzeichnen. Sicherheitsverstöße: Wegen der anhaltenden... Read more
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F5 BIG-IP Edge Client for iOS version 2.0.9 Now Available

F5 recently released F5 BIG-IP Edge Client for iOS, version 2.0.9 on the Apple App Store. The release of the F5 Edge Client for iOS, version 2.0.9 delivers various fixes and workarounds that address customer issues, along with other security related fixes. Read more
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F5 Access for Windows 10/Windows 10 Mobile Now Available

F5 recently released F5 Access for Windows 10. It is available for Windows 10 and Windows 10 Mobile platforms. F5 Access for Windows 10 secures enterprise application and file access from Windows 10 devices and Windows 10 Mobile devices using SSL VPN technologies, as a part of an enterprise deployment of F5 BIG-IP Access Policy Manager (APM). Read more
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How I did It #3 - “Integrating Azure MFA with Office 365 Federation”

Isn’t it great when two great things go great together?  Well, it sure is if you’re talking O365 federation and Azure multi-factor authentication. Yeah, ok maybe a little over the top; but hey I’m a nerd.In a recent post I described how I... Read more
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Protection des credentials de vos employés se connectant à votre portail APM

Donner accès au SI à ses employés via une passerelle SSL est devenu indispensable. Cette gateway SSL peut très être utilisé en VPN SSL ou en extranet. Pour se faire, les employés doivent saisir leurs... Read more
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