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Getting started with the python SDK part 4: working with request parameters

In the previous article in this series, we looked at how to work with statistics. In this article, we’ll mirror some of the naked query parameters covered in the Demystifying iControl REST part 3 article, but applied through the python... 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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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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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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Methods to attach ASM policy to virtual server via REST API requests

Understand different ways to attach ASM security policies to a BIG-IP virtual server with DevCentral. Read more
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Lightboard Lessons: What Are Containers?

In this lightboard lesson, Jason covers the very basics of container technology with a comparison to hypervisors and virtual machines. Resources Containers on the Rise How Containers Scale - Service Mesh versus Traditional Architectures Proxy... Read more
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Super-NetOps: Frequently Asked Questions

What is Super-Netops?Super-NetOps is the practice of delivering network-based services as programmable infrastructure to support DevOps practices and methodologies. Traditional network operations (NetOps) is GUI/CLI oriented, and causes majo... Read more
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VE on VMware - Part 2 - Ansible Deployment

Continuing from part one of the series, this article shows a simple Ansible playbook for automating the deployment of VE on VMware. Read more
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VE on VMware - Part 1 - Custom Properties

BIG-IP v13.1.0.2 introduced support for injecting configuration options into a BIG-IP Virtual Edition (VE) at deployment time. This article discusses how that functionality is used. Read more
Average Rating: 4.9
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Lightboard Lessons: Why Super-NetOps

Super-NetOps is not a technology, it’s an evolutionary journey. Already featuring two complete classes on integrating NetOps expertise into the benefits of a DevOps world, this training program is poised to help the NetOps professional take a... Read more
Average Rating: 4.9
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F5 Editor Eclipse Plugin v2

We are pleased to announce availability of our updated F5 Programmability Editor for Eclipse IDE v2. The F5 Programmability Development Environment for Eclipse allows you to use the Eclipse IDE to manage iRules, iRules LX, iControl LX, and iApps... Read more
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BIG-IP Puppet Types and Providers

Operations teams are expected to manage increasingly complex, heterogeneous environments while meeting enterprise-class service levels for application delivery.  DevOps is the best practice for businesses to pursue digital transformation... Read more
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Pool member status on F5 DNS objects via iControl REST

I got a question on how to retrieve the status of pool members on F5 DNS objects via the iControl REST interface. In the GUI you get fancy red, yellow, black, blue, and green painted circles, diamonds, squares, and triangles to communicate... Read more
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What is HTTP Part IX - Policies and iRules

In this article we pivot slightly from describing the protocol itself to showing ways to interact with the HTTP protocol via iRules and local traffic policies... Read more
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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
Average Rating: 4.9
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Post of the Week: Replacing a String in the Request URI

In this week’s Post of Week, I address community member Shann_P’s question on how to make an iRule update a string at a specific location within the path of the URI: The iRule needs to be able to locate the 7th "chunk" of the URI, add a... Read more
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Building an OpenSSL Certificate Authority - Creating ECC Certificates

Build an OpenSSL ECC-based certificate authority for your lab. Create and sign your own ECC Certificates for use in any DevOps infrastructure. Read more
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Building an OpenSSL Certificate Authority - Configuring CRL and OCSP

Build an OpenSSL ECC-based certificate authority for your lab. Build certificate revocation functionality within your developer or lab environment for true client testing. Read more
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Building and OpenSSL Certificate Authority - Creating Your Intermediary Certificate

Build an OpenSSL ECC-based certificate authority for your lab. Create your own ECC Intermediary CA for use in any DevOps infrastructure. Read more
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Building an OpenSSL Certificate Authority - Creating Your Root Certificate

Build an OpenSSL ECC-based certificate authority for your lab. Create your own ECC Root CA for use in any DevOps infrastructure. Read more
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Building an OpenSSL Certificate Authority - Introduction and Design Considerations for Elliptical Curves

Build an OpenSSL ECC-based certificate authority for your lab. Using Suite B PKI as our guidelines we'll create a two-tier PKI infrastructure perfect for any isolated environment. Read more
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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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Extracting X-Forwarded-For in Node.js

In a perfect world, developers would never need to know how a request go to their app. But we live on the Internet, where end-to-end protocols are used to transport messages across networks that are point-to-point, not end-to-end. Each point is... Read more
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Webinar on automating F5 workflows using Ansible Tower

Hello everyone, its time again to join F5 and Ansible for our 3rd joint webinar https://www.ansible.com/webinars-training/from-70-networking-tasks-to-a-single-click-by-wwt-building-f5-solution-with-ansible-toweron Monday Nov ember 13th from 11AM... Read more
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