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Intelligent Proxy Steering - Office365

Introduction This solution started back in May 2015 when I was helping a customer bypass their forward proxy servers due to the significant increase in the number of client connections after moving to Office365. Luckily for them, they have a... Read more
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The Three Types of Load Balancing You Meet in the Cloud

Load balancing is (almost) as old as the Internet. From the network layer to TCP to HTTP, incoming packets, connections, and requests are routinely distributed across resources to ensure application performance and availability. The differences... Read more
Average Rating: 4.7
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How to Set up F5 Application Connector

Last week we covered the basic overview of Application Connector and this week we’ll look at how to set it up. [The link to the setup guide] Settle in, this is detailed. F5 Application Connector is made up of two components: The Proxy and the... Read more
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Application Connector Overview

Application Connector connects public clouds to your application service infrastructure within cloud interconnects or data centers. Read more
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Welcome to the F5 BIG-IP Migration Assistant

The F5® BIG-IP® Migration Assistant is a tool freely distributed by F5 to facilitate migrating BIG-IP configurations between different platforms. Learn more on DevCentral. Read more
Average Rating: 4.9
4 Reviews

BIG-IP Terraform Resources

Terraform is an open source tool for provisioning and deployment of public and private cloud infrastructures. Terraform lets you to create, change and improve production infrastructure safely and predictably. Terraform use APIs abstraction through... Read more
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Lightboard Lessons: What is "The Cloud"?

The Cloud is an often misunderstood term, but it's an important part of web application delivery today. Cloud providers can deliver significant advantages (cost, security, performance, etc) over traditional hosted environments. 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
Average Rating: 4.9
4 Reviews

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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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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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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Using F5 BIG-IP and Solace Open Data Movement technology for MQTT message routing and delivery

The "Internet of Things" (IoT) has the potential to not just impact the way we live and work, but to disrupt entire industries. Some of the major industries that are driving innovation in IoT include manufacturing, transportation, and... Read more
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Customizing OpenStack LBaaSv2 Using Enhanced Services Definitions

There are many load balancing configurations which have no direct implementation in the OpenStack LBaaSv2 specification. It is easy to directly customize BIG-IP traffic management using profiles, policies, and iRules, but LBaaSv2 has no way to... Read more
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F5 BIG-IP Terraform Provider

With the growth in public clouds, many enterprises who have deployments in AWS, Azure and GCP are using terraform in DevOps and CICD initiatives. Terraform is an open source tool for provisioning and deployment of both public and private cloud... Read more
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Automatically Update your BIG-IP Pool Using the Service Discovery iApp

Let’s look at how to automatically add members to your BIG-IP pool by using the Service Discovery iApp. Whenever you deploy a BIG-IP Virtual Edition by using one of the templates on the F5 Github site, this iApp is installed on the BIG-IP. The... Read more
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Lightboard Lessons: What is BIG-IQ?

In this Lightboard Lesson, I light up many of the tasks you can do with BIG-IQ, BIG-IQ centralizes management, licensing, monitoring, and analytics for your dispersed BIG-IP infrastructure. If you have more than a few F5 BIG-IP's within your... Read more
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iWorkflow 2.3.0 introduces GUI support for multi-tenant capabilities of the BIG-IP

iWorkflow 2.3.0 introduces GUI support for multi-tenant capabilities of the BIG-IP that were added to the API in version 2.2.0. Read more
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Deploy an Auto-Scaled BIG-IP VE WAF in AWS

Today let’s look at how to create and deploy an auto-scaled BIG-IP Virtual Edition Web Application Firewall by using a Cloud Formation Template (CFT) in AWS. CFTs are simply a quick way to spin up solutions that otherwise, you may have to create... Read more
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Onboarding F5 in Cloud Part 2 - Service Discovery

Another critical component of the auto scaled or dynamic environment is service discovery. As instances or pool members are now more ephemeral, it becomes absolutely required to automate. The task is really quite simple, you need to use the... Read more
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Onboarding F5 in Cloud Part 1 - Startup Scripts

In a previous article we discussed how we leveraged "user data" and cloud-init to pass startup scripts to BIG-IPs in AWS. Now that v13 is here, lets take this multi-cloud! Read more
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Create a BIG-IP HA Pair in Azure

Use an Azure ARM template to create a high availability (active-standby) pair of BIG-IP VE instances in Microsoft Azure. When one BIG-IP VE goes standby, the other becomes active, the virtual server address is reassigned from one external NIC to... Read more
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TurboFlex, Application Delivery, and Tires: What's the Common Thread? (Tread?)

A brief history F5's involvement with ASICs and FPGAs and how TurboFlex makes optimizing for applications fast and simple. Read more
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Creating a Secure AWS S3 Proxy with F5 iRulesLX

The article provides a solution of creating a secure proxy to AWS S3 using the AWS SDK and F5 iRulesLX Read more
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Lightboard Lessons: Attack Mitigation with F5 Silverline

In this Lightboard Lesson, I describe how F5 Silverline Cloud-based Platform can help mitigate DDoS and other application attacks both on-prem and in the cloud with the Hybrid Signaling iApp. Learn how both on-premises and the cloud can work... Read more
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