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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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Steve Lyons
Updated 1 week ago by Steve Lyons
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After feedback on both DevCentral and direct email, it seems as though there is still confusion or a lack of clarity around how to configure the BIG-IP to perform name resolution. A common scenario of my own customers is to configure the BIG-IP as...

The F5 Cloud Services Team
Updated 2 weeks ago by The F5 Cloud Services Team
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F5 Cloud Services is a suite of self-serve options powered by our globally distributed cloud infrastructure with our industry-leading DNS and load balancing technologies. Read more on DevCentral.

The F5 Cloud Services Team
Updated 2 weeks ago by The F5 Cloud Services Team
5 out of 5 stars

Find answers to frequently asked questions (FAQ) about F5 Cloud Services on DevCentral. Anything we don't cover in the official FAQ can be discussed in DevCentral's Q&A. Read on!

Eric Chen
Updated 3 months ago by Eric Chen
5 out of 5 stars

BIG-IP DNS 14.0 now supports edns-client-subnet (ECS) for both responding to client requests (GSLB) or forwarding client requests (screening). The following is a quick start on using this feature.

Eric Chen
Updated 4/9/2018 by Eric Chen
5 out of 5 stars

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...

Steve Lyons
Updated 2/23/2018 by Steve Lyons
5 out of 5 stars

First things first, you have decided to deploy F5 BIG-IP DNS to replace a BIND server after receiving notifications from your information assurance officer or your friendly LinkedIn community that additional CVE's have been identified for the...

Jason Rahm
Updated 12/27/2017 by Jason Rahm
5 out of 5 stars

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...

Jason Rahm
Updated 10/6/2017 by Jason Rahm
5 out of 5 stars

In this episode of Post of the Week, Jason addresses a couple iControl REST issues that come up in Q&A often: confusion over how to handle objects that are not sub-collections, and options for working around the lack of F5 DNS cli for...

Jason Rahm
Updated 9/27/2017 by Jason Rahm
5 out of 5 stars

In this episode of Lightboard Lessons, Jason covers the order in which all the fantastic services available within the F5 DNS offering are processed. Resources K14510: Overview of DNS query processing on BIG-IP systems Lightboard Lessons: Life of...

Jason Rahm
Updated 8/9/2017 by Jason Rahm
5 out of 5 stars

In this episode of Lightboard Lessons, I introduce iQuery, the F5 proprietary protocol utilized by BIG-IP DNS to exchange system configuration with other BIG-IP DNS systems and performance metrics with all other BIG-IP systems configured to do...

Steve Lyons
Updated 1 week ago by Steve Lyons
5 out of 5 stars

After feedback on both DevCentral and direct email, it seems as though there is still confusion or a lack of clarity around how to configure the BIG-IP to perform name resolution. A common scenario of my own customers is to configure the BIG-IP as...

The F5 Cloud Services Team
Updated 2 weeks ago by The F5 Cloud Services Team
5 out of 5 stars

F5 Cloud Services is a suite of self-serve options powered by our globally distributed cloud infrastructure with our industry-leading DNS and load balancing technologies. Read more on DevCentral.

The F5 Cloud Services Team
Updated 2 weeks ago by The F5 Cloud Services Team
5 out of 5 stars

Find answers to frequently asked questions (FAQ) about F5 Cloud Services on DevCentral. Anything we don't cover in the official FAQ can be discussed in DevCentral's Q&A. Read on!

Eric Chen
Updated 3 months ago by Eric Chen
5 out of 5 stars

BIG-IP DNS 14.0 now supports edns-client-subnet (ECS) for both responding to client requests (GSLB) or forwarding client requests (screening). The following is a quick start on using this feature.

Eric Chen
Updated 4/9/2018 by Eric Chen
5 out of 5 stars

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...

Steve Lyons
Updated 2/23/2018 by Steve Lyons
5 out of 5 stars

First things first, you have decided to deploy F5 BIG-IP DNS to replace a BIND server after receiving notifications from your information assurance officer or your friendly LinkedIn community that additional CVE's have been identified for the...

Jason Rahm
Updated 12/27/2017 by Jason Rahm
5 out of 5 stars

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...

Jason Rahm
Updated 10/6/2017 by Jason Rahm
5 out of 5 stars

In this episode of Post of the Week, Jason addresses a couple iControl REST issues that come up in Q&A often: confusion over how to handle objects that are not sub-collections, and options for working around the lack of F5 DNS cli for...

Jason Rahm
Updated 9/27/2017 by Jason Rahm
5 out of 5 stars

In this episode of Lightboard Lessons, Jason covers the order in which all the fantastic services available within the F5 DNS offering are processed. Resources K14510: Overview of DNS query processing on BIG-IP systems Lightboard Lessons: Life of...

Jason Rahm
Updated 8/9/2017 by Jason Rahm
5 out of 5 stars

In this episode of Lightboard Lessons, I introduce iQuery, the F5 proprietary protocol utilized by BIG-IP DNS to exchange system configuration with other BIG-IP DNS systems and performance metrics with all other BIG-IP systems configured to do...

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