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Average Rating: 4.9
6 Reviews

F5 SSL Orchestrator and FireEye NX Integrated Solution

Blind SpotsIt is nearly impossible to defend against an attack you cannot see. Increased adoption of TLS/SSL is helping organizations secure IP communications between users and web services through encryption. But increased use of encryption also... Read more
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F5 SSL Orchestrator and Cisco Firepower Threat Defense (FTD) Integrated Solution

The Secure Sockets Layer (SSL) protocol and its successor, Transport Layer Security (TLS), have been widely adopted by organizations to secure IP communications, and their use is growing rapidly. While TLS/SSL provides data privacy and secure... Read more
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F5 SSL Orchestrator - Symantec DLP Integrated Solution

The Secure Sockets Layer (SSL) protocol and its successor, Transport Layer Security (TLS), have been widely adopted by organizations to secure IP communications. But while SSL provides data privacy and secure communications, it also creates... Read more
2 Reviews

Configuring F5 SSL Orchestrator as an Outbound Layer 3 Transparent Proxy

There are many ways you could deploy SSLO with forward web proxies, though the two most common use cases are using F5's SWG as a service on the same box and using an existing forward proxy inside the inspection zone... Read more
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Configuring a Per-App VPN Using F5 App Tunnels

So if anyone of you has sat in a tech talk of mine, I am sure you have heard me mention the use of F5 app tunnels or split tunnel VPN's. The capability is very similar to the article I wrote about in regards to network access on DevCentral... Read more
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Lightboard Lesson: Perfect Forward Secrecy Inspection Visibility

This time last year, we released a Lightboard Lesson recorded by David Holmes featuring his insights on the ultimate passive inspection architecture. Whereas the solution he proposed in that video stepped perfect forward secrecy (pfs) traffic down... Read more
Average Rating: 4.9
3 Reviews

Horizon Blast Extreme UDP with BEAT Support Functionality in BIG-IP Access Manager 14.0!

F5 BIG-IP Access Manager with Horizon Blast Extreme UDP with BEAT Support Functionality and how to implement the UDP code. Read more
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Configuring an Application for Smart Card Authentication and Forms Based SSO Using a Static Username and Password

A customer recently reached out requesting assistance providing smart card authentication to an application that does not integrate with AD or LDAP and has only a single username and password. While many of you out there may have done this in the... Read more
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Creating, Importing and Assigning a CA Certificate Bundle

Complex organizations like the Department of Defense can create certificate authority complications. DevCentral walks you through obtaining and creating CA bundles to help reduce impact as security requirements change. Read more
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Configuring Smart Card Authentication to the BIG-IP Traffic Management User Interface (TMUI) using F5's Privileged User Access Solution

As promised in my last article which discussed configuring the BIG-IP as an SSH Jump Server using smart card authentication, I wanted to continue the discussion of F5's privileged user access with additional use cases. The first follow on... Read more
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Configuring the BIG-IP as an SSH Jump Server using Smart Card Authentication and WebSSH Client

Based on the feedback I got when talking about this capability on social media, I figured I would write an article and expose everyone to what this solution actually looks like and how to deploy it. First off, I want to dig into the use case... Read more
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Configuring Smart Card Authentication and Kerberos Constrained Delegation in F5 Access Policy Manager (APM)

In previous articles, we have discussed the use of F5 BIG-IP as a SSL VPN and then followed up by adding endpoint security to the same Access Profile configuration we used for VPN access. I now wanted to take some time to discuss a use case that... Read more
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Configuring Endpoint Security (Client-Side) Using F5 Access Policy Manager (APM)

In a previous article we discussed how to configure the BIG-IP as an SSL VPN solution. I wanted to take this and go a bit further by adding additional security to this solution by requiring certain end point settings, services or even updates be... Read more
Average Rating: 4.0
4 Reviews

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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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
Average Rating: 4.9
3 Reviews

Unbreaking the Internet and Converting Protocols

When CloudFlare took over 1.1.1.1 for their DNS service; this got be thinking about a couple of issues:What do you do if you’ve been using 1.1.1.1 on your network, how do you unbreak the Internet?How can you enable use of DNS over TLS for clients... Read more
Average Rating: 4.9
4 Reviews

ADFS Proxy on F5 BIG-IP Deployment

F5 BIG-IP version 13.1 can act as your ADFS Proxy, replacing the Web App Proxies (WAP), halving the number of servers required! Read more
2 Reviews

DevCentral's Featured Member for April - Daniel Varela

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. Daniel Varela... Read more
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PEM: Key Component of the Next Generation University Network

In recent years, higher education institutions have become significant providers of digital services and content, ranging from mesh WiFi access to virtual-classroom services featuring high-bandwidth real-time collaboration experiences for... Read more
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Configuring the F5 BIG-IP as an Explicit Forward Web Proxy Using Secure Web Gateway (SWG)

In previous articles, we have discussed the use of F5 BIG-IP as a SSL VPN and other use cases for external or inbound access. I now wanted to take some time to discuss an outbound access use case using F5 BIG-IP as an explicit forward web proxy.... Read more
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ADFS Proxy Replacement on F5 BIG-IP

BIG-IP Access Policy Manager can now replace the need for Web Application Proxy servers providing security for your modern AD FS deployment with MS-ADFSPIP support released in BIG-IP v13.1. This article will provide a one stop shop for you to... Read more
Average Rating: 4.9
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Oracle Tuxedo "JOLTandBLEED" vulnerability (CVE-2017-10269)

In November 2017 Oracle published a vulnerability in the Jolt Server which is a component of Oracle Tuxedo. Just recently, a PoC exploit for this vulnerability has been published. Using the JOLT protocol, attackers could send specially crafted... Read more
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Load Balancing VMware Unified Access Gateway Integration Guide

Using our F5 Integration Guide to deploy BIG-IP LTM with VMware Unified Access Gateway. Read more
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The DevCentral Chronicles Volume 1, Issue 1

Welcome to 2018! If the kids in the back seat have been chanting, ‘Are we there yet?, Are we there yet?’ you can tell them, ‘Yes! Now, Get out the car!’ If, like me, you’ve taken a couple weeks off to enjoy the holidays and New Year, you might be... Read more
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