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iControl is F5’s open, web services-based API that allows complete, dynamic, and programmatic control of F5 configuration objects. With iControl you can work like a wizard—add, modify, or configure your F5 device in real time.

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Lori MacVittie
Updated 1 month ago by Lori MacVittie
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For three years now, my cohort Cindy Borovick and I have been tracking the app services, trends, and technology that ultimately shape the lives of folks in the trenches. It sometimes takes a while (almost ten years for cloud) before the winds of...

Peter Silva
Updated 3 months ago by Peter Silva
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Piotr Lewandowski has been working in IT for well over 20 years – and not really conscious decision to go this way – just blind luck. He started in the era without Internet…yes, not so long ago it was possible to live without Internet J…and IBM...

Hitesh Patel
Updated 4 months ago by Hitesh Patel

Recap Previous Article: The Deployment Model for Cloud/Automated Systems Architectures Ok. We're almost there. The finish line is in sight! Last week we covered our Deployment Model. This week we will wrap up this series of articles by...

Payal
Updated 5 months ago by Payal
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F5 has been actively developing Ansible modules that help in deploying an application on the BIG-IP. For a list of candidate modules for Ansible 2.4 release refer to the Github link. These modules can be used to configure any BIG-IP...

Lori MacVittie
Updated 5 months ago by Lori MacVittie

Late in 2008, I posited that the death of SOA had been greatly exaggerated. A few months later we pointed out that Anne Thomas Manes of the Burton Group declared SOA officially dead on January 1, 2009, but maintains that "although the word...

Payal
Updated 4/5/2017 by Payal
5 out of 5 stars

Basics of Ansible and F5 integration were covered in a joint webinar held earlier in March 2017. To learn more about the integration and current F5 module support along with some use cases view the webinar >. The webinar was very well received...

Peter Silva
Updated 8/2/2016 by Peter Silva

Joel Newton is a Senior DevOps System Engineer at SpringCM, a current DevCentral MVP and DevCentral’s Featured Member for August! SpringCM believes in leveraging technology to deliver immediate savings by automating and accelerating business...

Jason Rahm
Updated 6/29/2016 by Jason Rahm
5 out of 5 stars

We’ve expanded over the years to include systems, configuration, advanced modules, security, etc, but programmability has historically been the bread and butter of what we do. Given the success we had with February’s security month, this...

Jason Rahm
Updated 6/17/2016 by Jason Rahm
5 out of 5 stars

So far throughout this Getting Started with iControl series, we’ve worked our way through history, libraries, configuration object, and statistics. In this final article in the series, we’ll tackle a few system functions, namely system ntp and dns...

Jason Rahm
Updated 6/16/2016 by Jason Rahm
5 out of 5 stars

In the previous article in the Getting Started with iControl series, we threw the lion's share of languages at you for both iControl portals, exposing you to many of the possible attack angles available for programmatically interacting with...

Lori MacVittie
Updated 1 month ago by Lori MacVittie
5 out of 5 stars

For three years now, my cohort Cindy Borovick and I have been tracking the app services, trends, and technology that ultimately shape the lives of folks in the trenches. It sometimes takes a while (almost ten years for cloud) before the winds of...

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

Piotr Lewandowski has been working in IT for well over 20 years – and not really conscious decision to go this way – just blind luck. He started in the era without Internet…yes, not so long ago it was possible to live without Internet J…and IBM...

Payal
Updated 5 months ago by Payal
5 out of 5 stars

F5 has been actively developing Ansible modules that help in deploying an application on the BIG-IP. For a list of candidate modules for Ansible 2.4 release refer to the Github link. These modules can be used to configure any BIG-IP...

Payal
Updated 4/5/2017 by Payal
5 out of 5 stars

Basics of Ansible and F5 integration were covered in a joint webinar held earlier in March 2017. To learn more about the integration and current F5 module support along with some use cases view the webinar >. The webinar was very well received...

Jason Rahm
Updated 6/29/2016 by Jason Rahm
5 out of 5 stars

We’ve expanded over the years to include systems, configuration, advanced modules, security, etc, but programmability has historically been the bread and butter of what we do. Given the success we had with February’s security month, this...

Jason Rahm
Updated 6/17/2016 by Jason Rahm
5 out of 5 stars

So far throughout this Getting Started with iControl series, we’ve worked our way through history, libraries, configuration object, and statistics. In this final article in the series, we’ll tackle a few system functions, namely system ntp and dns...

Jason Rahm
Updated 6/16/2016 by Jason Rahm
5 out of 5 stars

In the previous article in the Getting Started with iControl series, we threw the lion's share of languages at you for both iControl portals, exposing you to many of the possible attack angles available for programmatically interacting with...

Peter Silva
Updated 6/14/2016 by Peter Silva
5 out of 5 stars

The concept of Application programming interfaces (APIs) has been around for a while. According to CSC Distinguished Engineer & Chief Product Architect (and bass player) Martin Bartlett, 'The concept of an API pre-dates even the advent...

Joe Pruitt
Updated 6/13/2016 by Joe Pruitt
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iControl provides access to BIG-IP management plane services through SOAP and REST API interfaces.

Jason Rahm
Updated 5/23/2016 by Jason Rahm
5 out of 5 stars

Well hello there, community! Starting June 1st, we’re going to follow February’s successful Security Month with a month-long effort focused on programmability. The daily content schedule will drop June 1st, but you can look forward...

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