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Generation of Utility Billing Report using BIG-IQ's API

Generate a usage report for your utility license(s) and provide to F5 Networks Inc. for billing purposes. Read more
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BIG-IQ Central Management API automation and programmability - BULK Discovery, Import and Re Import - Perl

In conjunction with the announcement of BIG-IQ 5.0 we are excited to bring the field greater flexibility when centrally managing BIG-IP devices utilizing well defined workflows and the BIG-IQ iControl REST API. We understand that automation and... Read more
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DevCentral Top5 04/14/2012

Given the time and my unabashed geekery for all things comic related, especially Batman-esque, I feel the burning need to make some sort of "Dark Knight" joke here, but I'll refrain. That kind of thing would drive readers batty, and... Read more
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Hosting Sorry, Error, or Maintenance Pages on BIG-IP LTM with iRules

Note Whereas you can still customize your BIG-IP with perl-scripts and sorry pages in this way, F5 has made this far easier with iFiles, introduced in 11.1. This tech tip on iFiles should be the recommended path for sorry pages going forward.... Read more
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BIG-IP Configuration Conversion Scripts

Two of our biggest internal contributors, Kirk Bauer and John Alam, are at it again with a handful of perl scripts aimed at easing your migration from some of the “other guys” to BIG-IP.  While they aren’t going to map every nook and cranny... Read more
Average Rating: 4.9
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The List: iControl Languages, Libraries, and IDEs

Back in 2001 (wow – seems like yesterday!), F5 introduced the first-ever, open/Web services API for network devices called iControl. With it, it sparked a major shift in the way companies could look at integrating network devices with... Read more
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The ABC's of NSM - P is for Pyrlshell

Welcome back for another episode of the ABC's of NSM.  What's NSM you say?  We'll go with Network and System Management, but you could throw Security in there as well.  We'll work our way through the alphabet over... Read more
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Forcing a reload of External Data Groups within an iRule

This article shows how to use iControl to force an iRule to reload external configuration data when that data has changed. Background One of the more common uses of iRules is to extract part of the request (client-ip, host, uri, payload, ...)... Read more
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64-bit numbers in perl

A question recently came up in the iControl forums about how to deal with the statistics returned by our iControl interfaces. In 9.0, we changed the interfaces to return true 64-bit values consisting of a structure of a low and high 32-bit valu... Read more
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