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The DevCentral Chronicles June Edition 1(6)

Heading into the summer months is always a nice time of year – school is out, warmer weather, BBQs, beaches, baseball and maybe some vacation time. And hopefully all the Dads had a nice Father’s Day as we dive into our 6th installment of the DC... Read more
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Lightboard Lessons: What is Kubernetes?

In this latest episode of Lightboard Lessons, I cover an overview of Kubernetes, an open-source application container management system. Resources Here are some general information links, programming resources, as well as the excellent four-part... Read more
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Lightboard Lessons: F5 software lifecycle

In this episode of Lightboard Lessons, Jason discusses the F5 software lifecycle for BIG-IP as detailed in knowledge base article K8986. Additional Resources K5903: BIG-IP software support policy K2200: Most recent versions of F5... Read more
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Getting started with the python SDK part 3: working with statistics

In the previous article in this series, we looked at how to work with unnamed resources and commands. In this article, we’ll focus on working with statistics. Statistics abound throughout the BIG-IP, but we’ll narrow in on virtual and pool stats... Read more
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Lightboard Lessons: The TLS 1.3 Handshake

The handshake process between client and server has changed dramatically with the new TLS 1.3 protocol. The new process is much more efficient and allows encrypted application data to flow much faster than in previous versions... Read more
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DevCentral's Featured Member for June - Jie Gao

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. Jie Gao is a... Read more
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BIG-IP Cloud Edition FAQ

From version requirements to device templates all of your BIG-IP Cloud Editions can be answered here in our handy FAQ. Read more
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New BIG-IP ASM v13 WordPress v4.9 Ready Template

F5 has created a specialized ASM template to simplify the configuration process of WordPress v4.9 with the new version of BIG-IP 13.x Click here to access the .zip file that contains the template:  WordPress v4.9 ASM Template for BIG-IP... Read more
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Configuring Smart Card Authentication to BIG-IP Management Interface

How do we smart card enable our BIG-IP management interface? DevCentral shows how it's done. I will also share some troubleshooting steps, logs and tools I used to overcome my issues while attempting this. So, with that, let's get started. Read more
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Clone Pool Across L3

Starting in TMOS 13.1 you can now perform a “remote” tcpdump using a GRE tunnel.  We can use the same idea of how the "remote" tcpdump feature works (send raw IP packets over GRE) to enable the F5 BIG-IP  “clone pool” feature to... Read more
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Lightboard Lessons: Explaining TLS 1.3

The newest version of the TLS protocol was recently approved by the Internet Engineering Task Force -- TLS 1.3. There are several key changes in this protocol... Read more
Average Rating: 4.9
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The DevCentral Chronicles Volume 1, Issue 5

Is it May already? Did you enjoy your ‘May the Fourth’ along with ‘Revenge of the Sixth’? For me, May is filled with a bunch of family holidays along with Mother’s Day, of course. May also falls perfectly for our 5th installment of the #DC... Read more
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AppSec Made Easy: L7 Behavioral DoS

Learn how to use the F5 Advanced Web Application Firewall to easily implement Behavioral DoS protections for your application using dynamic signatures to reduce false positives and automate protection. Read more
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AppSec Made Easy: Anti-Bot for Mobile APIs

Learn how to use the F5 Advanced Web Application Firewall to easily lock down your applications so that bots can’t attack your mobile APIs. This video will show you the quick way to add anti-bot and other protections directly into your mobile app. Read more
Average Rating: 4.9
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Lightboard Lessons: Introducing the F5 Advanced WAF

The F5 Advanced Web Application Firewall (WAF) provides a powerful set of security features that will keep your Web Applications safe from attack... Read more
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AppSec Made Easy: Proactive Bot Defense

Learn how to use the F5 Advanced Web Application Firewall to easily protect your applications against bots. Bots can be used as tools for a variety of attacks such as DoS, credential stuffing and brute force, or web scraping. Read more
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DevCentral's Featured Member for May - Jai 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. Jai Kumar is a... Read more
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Drupal Core Remote Code Execution (CVE-2018-7602)

A new critical Remote Code Execution vulnerability in Drupal core was published. This new vulnerability is similar to CVE-2018-7600, also known as “Drupalgeddon 2”. It was found that the sanitation function that was added to address the... Read more
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PEM: Subscriber-Aware Policy and Why Every Large Network Needs One

Previous post “PEM: Key Component of the  Next Generation University Network” provided a high-level overview of several Policy Enforcement Manager features which help K-12 Schools, Colleges and Universities transform their Networks into... Read more
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The DevCentral Chronicles Volume 1, Issue 4

If you missed our initial issues of the DC Chronicles, you can catch up with the links at the bottom. The Chronicles are intended to keep you updated on DevCentral happenings and highlight some of the cool content you may have missed since the... Read more
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iControl REST Fine-Grained Role Based Access Control

iControl REST Fine-Grained Role Based Access Control Introduction The F5's role based access control (RBAC) mechanism allows a BIG-IP administrator to assign appropriate access privilages to the users [1]. For example, when the operator role... Read more
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Debugging API calls with the python sdk

In version 3.0.10 of the iControl REST python SDK, we introduced a new feature that allows you to debug the API call tracing. In this article, I’ll show you how to use it to debug an issue with pool members. Consider the following existing pool on... Read more
Average Rating: 4.7
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F5 Agility is coming to Boston, MA this August!

The DevCentral team will be at F5’s largest user conference to date! Will you? Now's the time to register for F5 Agility 2018 in Boston, MA August 13-16. Early Bird registration knocks $300 off your registration fee!   What's F5... Read more
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Lightboard Lessons: OWASP Top 10 - Insufficient Logging and Monitoring

The OWASP Top 10 is a list of the most common security risks on the Internet today.  The #10 risk in the latest edition is "Insufficient Logging and Monitoring".  Logging and monitoring are sometimes viewed as not the most interesting topics, but... Read more
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