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BIG-IP DNS Monitors the availability and performance of global resources and uses that info to direct users to nearest data center that will provide the best application experience. Explore the full range of BIG-IP DNS features, including a complete firewall.

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Jason Rahm
Updated 3 weeks ago by Jason Rahm
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This episode of Lightboard Lessons introduces the big picture of BIG-IP DNS load balancing. Resources BIG-IP DNS Concepts

Jason Rahm
Updated 2 months ago by Jason Rahm
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Prior to v13, F5 DNS assumes that all devices in a cluster have knowledge about all virtual servers, which makes virtual server auto-discovery not function properly. In this article, we’ll cover the changes to the F5 DNS server object introduced...

John Wagnon
Updated 3 months ago by John Wagnon

Open DNS resolvers can be used to recursively query authoritative name servers. In fact, a list of open resolvers can be found at http://openresolverproject.org/. Further, Network Time Protocol (NTP) servers with "monlist" enabled allow a host to query the last 600 connections who have connected to that server...

Peter Silva
Updated 3 months ago by Peter Silva
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What is the Domain Name System (DNS)? Imagine how difficult it would be to use the Internet if you had to remember dozens of number combinations to do anything. The Domain Name System (DNS) was created in 1983 to enable humans to easily identif...

Matthieu Dierick
Updated 10/28/2016 by Matthieu Dierick

En quelques semaines, le monde de l’Internet vient de subir une série d’attaques DDoS ciblée et encore inconnue. Inconnue par la technique utilisée et par le volume. Ces attaques ont une particularité : le nombre de sources...

Peter Silva
Updated 9/21/2016 by Peter Silva
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The Domain Name Service (DNS) is one of the most important components in networking infrastructure, enabling users and services to access applications by translating URLs (names) into IP addresses (numbers). Because every icon and URL and all...

Neil Jaques
Updated 5/17/2016 by Neil Jaques

We’ve had a fantastic first day at Agility EMEA in Vienna – thanks to everyone who was able to join us! For anyone who missed out, here’s a snapshot of what took place! First off, we announced this morning the findings from our EMEA survey into...

John Wagnon
Updated 5/11/2016 by John Wagnon

Sometimes people ask to visit places that they have no business visiting.  And, sometimes that craziness must be stopped.  Did you know you can load up an iRule and redirect DNS traffic based on the requested domain name?  Did you...

Peter Silva
Updated 4/26/2016 by Peter Silva
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The Domain Name Service (DNS) is one of the most important components in networking infrastructure, enabling users and services to access applications by translating URLs (names) into IP addresses (numbers). Because every icon and URL and all...

Brian A. McHenry
Updated 4/20/2016 by Brian A. McHenry
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Many firewalls and IPS solutions will lay claim to DNS application layer gateways (ALGs), but these solutions do not address many of the more modern threats to DNS infrastructure. These threats include DNS DoS attacks, reflection attacks,...

Jason Rahm
Updated 3 weeks ago by Jason Rahm
5 out of 5 stars

This episode of Lightboard Lessons introduces the big picture of BIG-IP DNS load balancing. Resources BIG-IP DNS Concepts

Jason Rahm
Updated 2 months ago by Jason Rahm
5 out of 5 stars

Prior to v13, F5 DNS assumes that all devices in a cluster have knowledge about all virtual servers, which makes virtual server auto-discovery not function properly. In this article, we’ll cover the changes to the F5 DNS server object introduced...

Peter Silva
Updated 3 months ago by Peter Silva
5 out of 5 stars

What is the Domain Name System (DNS)? Imagine how difficult it would be to use the Internet if you had to remember dozens of number combinations to do anything. The Domain Name System (DNS) was created in 1983 to enable humans to easily identif...

Peter Silva
Updated 9/21/2016 by Peter Silva
5 out of 5 stars

The Domain Name Service (DNS) is one of the most important components in networking infrastructure, enabling users and services to access applications by translating URLs (names) into IP addresses (numbers). Because every icon and URL and all...

John Wagnon
Updated 5/11/2016 by John Wagnon

Sometimes people ask to visit places that they have no business visiting.  And, sometimes that craziness must be stopped.  Did you know you can load up an iRule and redirect DNS traffic based on the requested domain name?  Did you...

Brian A. McHenry
Updated 4/20/2016 by Brian A. McHenry
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Many firewalls and IPS solutions will lay claim to DNS application layer gateways (ALGs), but these solutions do not address many of the more modern threats to DNS infrastructure. These threats include DNS DoS attacks, reflection attacks,...

Patricia Du
Updated 4/19/2016 by Patricia Du
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Building Secure and Scalable 5G Networks   Industry projections estimate that there will be 50 billion connected devices worldwide by 2020, or 7 devices for every person on earth. The fifth generation of mobile networks (5G) will be the...

Justin Venezia
Updated 1/1/2016 by Justin Venezia
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VMware Horizon virtual desktop clients typically use a fully qualified domain name (FQDN) when accessing desktop and application resources. More and more customers are distributing their Horizon application and desktop infrastucture to distribute...

MegaZone
Updated 9/25/2015 by MegaZone

While SOL16909: BIND vulnerability CVE-2015-5477 is the official SOL, and the best mitigation is, of course, upgrading to a fixed versions of TMOS, what if you can't upgrade right now?  The best option is to not use BIND at all....

Eric Chen
Updated 9/2/2015 by Eric Chen

The following is an example of using BIG-IP to automate the routing of HTTP and DNS requests for containers across a Docker cluster.

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