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iControl 101 - #24 - Folders

SyntaxHighlighter.all();Bucket Way back in time (well, not so way back), configuration objects were stored in one location in the configuration.  For the sake of this article, we’ll call this the root “bucket”.  This worked fine for... Read more
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Getting Started With Ruby and iControl

Here on DevCentral we’ve released libraries for a number of the big languages from Java and Perl to Powershell. Up until now there has not been much love for Ruby. Well, that’s all about to change: enter the new iControl Ruby Library. This proj... Read more
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Java iControl Objects - System Service

This is the fourth article in the “Java iControl Objects” series in which I define a set of objects that implement the iControl methods in various iControl interfaces.  The previous articles covered the Pool and PoolMember interface. Java... Read more
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iControlsh - An iControl Based Console BIG-IP Shell

I’ve been toying with the idea of building an iControl shell for a long time.  For those who don’t know what I’m talking about, a shell is essentially a fully enclosed application that runs within a console on your computer.  Windows has... Read more
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Java iControl Objects – LTM iRule

This is the third article in the “Java iControl Objects” series in which I define a set of objects that implement the iControl methods in various iControl interfaces.  The previous articles covered the Pool and PoolMember interface. Java... Read more
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Java iControl Objects - LTM Pool Member

This is the second article in the “Java iControl Objects” series in which I define a set of software objects that implement the iControl methods in various iControl interfaces.  In my last article, I defined the LocalLB Pool class where you... Read more
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Java iControl Objects - LTM Pool

The first comment I usually get when developers look at the iControl API has something to do with it’s “flat” nature.  Developers are used to working with “objects”.  They create an instance of an object and then get and set attributes... Read more
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Getting Started With iControl And Java – Setting Up Eclipse

This is the first article in a series focused on developing iControl applications with the Java language.  I’ve picked Eclipse development platform for this set of platforms.  The goal here is to give you the directions and tools yo... Read more
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Tech Tip: Saving Your iControl Changes II: Encrypted Configurations

While saving the configuration changes you’ve made is important stuff, our last trip into this realm only provided a solution for unencrypted configurations. If your configuration files are stored encrypted on the BIG-IP, then you’ll need a... Read more
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Tech Tip: Saving Your iControl Changes

When making changes to almost any networking device via the command line, the last step is to "save the running config". This is so that you can make changes, tweak them, test them, go for coffee, etc. Only after you are positive that... Read more
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Failover with iControl part II: The utility.

Last time we developed a Java tool that will let you query the status of a BIG-IP to determine if it is in a redundant pair, and if so, what its status is. In this article we're going to develop that utility into a command-line utility for... Read more
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Tech Tip: Intro to iControl Information Mining

Introduction Any large development library has some choices to make about implementation, and iControl is no exception. A library is designed to give others access to routines that you have written (in our case, BIG-IP interfaces), and when the... Read more
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Tech Tip: iControl options for the Java Programming Language

How would you like your Java? With the release of the first version of the Java Wrappers for iControl, you as a user have several options for how to use Java with the BIG-IP. This Tech Tip helps you understand what these options are and when you... Read more
Average Rating: 4.9
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Simple Ways to Make iControl Development Easier with Java Tools.

We are developing a library that will include an easier-to-use complete set of classes for utilizing iControl from within Eclipse, and part of building that library will include a community effort, as I've mentioned in my blog. But what i... Read more
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iControl Quickstart for Java

QuickStart Guide for Java For Java developers, this QuickStart provides the basics for configuring your development platform to begin building iControl applications. After configuring your development environment, be sure to download the iControl... Read more
Average Rating: 4.3
4 Reviews

iControl Quickstart Guide for Perl

Quickstart Guide for Perl For Perl developers, this QuickStart provides the basics for configuring your development platform to begin building iControl applications. After configuring your development environment, be sure to download the... Read more
Average Rating: 3.9
5 Reviews

iControl Quickstart Guide for .NET

Quickstart Guide for .NET For Visual Basic and C# developers, this QuickStart provides the basics for configuring your development platform to begin building iControl applications. After configuring your development environment, be sure to... Read more
Average Rating: 4.2
3 Reviews