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iControl REST is a REST-based API that facilitates light weight, rapid interaction between user or script and your F5 device. Easily build iControl REST logic into your scripts and programs to automate device management.

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Jason Rahm
Updated 3 weeks ago by Jason Rahm
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Super-NetOps is not a technology, it’s an evolutionary journey. Already featuring two complete classes on integrating NetOps expertise into the benefits of a DevOps world, this training program is poised to help the NetOps professional take a...

Jason Rahm
Updated 1 month ago 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...

Sanjay Shitole
Updated 2 months ago by Sanjay Shitole
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Terraform is an open source tool for provisioning and deployment of public and private cloud infrastructures. Terraform lets you to create, change and improve production infrastructure safely and predictably. Terraform use APIs abstraction through...

Eric Chen
Updated 4 months ago by Eric Chen
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A common problem that F5 deals with for Cloud Native Applications (CNA) is how to add and remove pool members and create virtual servers on an F5 BIG-IP. It doesn’t sound like a particularly hard problem to solve, but with a growing ecosystem this...

Jason Rahm
Updated 4 months ago 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 8/24/2017 by Jason Rahm
5 out of 5 stars

In the first article in this series we looked at the sdk installation steps, nomenclature, and basic BIG-IP instantiation. In this article, we’ll focus on unnamed resources and commands. Working with Unnamed Resources Unlike named resources like...

Nathan Pearce
Updated 8/1/2017 by Nathan Pearce
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We play games in order to 'come up against ourselves' in the presence of others. No amount of googling has helped me identify its source, but this statement is peppered across a lot of...

Jason Rahm
Updated 7/27/2017 by Jason Rahm
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In this article, I’ll cover the basics of installing the f5-common-python SDK and show how to utilize the core functionality.

Vincent Ng
Updated 7/7/2017 by Vincent Ng

F5 BIG-IP provides Cisco Tetration L4-L7 insight with the integration of Tetration Open API.

Hitesh Patel
Updated 6/20/2017 by Hitesh Patel

RecapPrevious Article: The Service Model for Cloud/Automated Systems ArchitecturesLast time, we covered our Service Model. We'll continue this week by coveringthe Deployment Model. Before we dive into the details lets take a look at a...

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

Super-NetOps is not a technology, it’s an evolutionary journey. Already featuring two complete classes on integrating NetOps expertise into the benefits of a DevOps world, this training program is poised to help the NetOps professional take a...

Jason Rahm
Updated 1 month ago 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...

Sanjay Shitole
Updated 2 months ago by Sanjay Shitole
5 out of 5 stars

Terraform is an open source tool for provisioning and deployment of public and private cloud infrastructures. Terraform lets you to create, change and improve production infrastructure safely and predictably. Terraform use APIs abstraction through...

Eric Chen
Updated 4 months ago by Eric Chen
5 out of 5 stars

A common problem that F5 deals with for Cloud Native Applications (CNA) is how to add and remove pool members and create virtual servers on an F5 BIG-IP. It doesn’t sound like a particularly hard problem to solve, but with a growing ecosystem this...

Jason Rahm
Updated 4 months ago 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 8/24/2017 by Jason Rahm
5 out of 5 stars

In the first article in this series we looked at the sdk installation steps, nomenclature, and basic BIG-IP instantiation. In this article, we’ll focus on unnamed resources and commands. Working with Unnamed Resources Unlike named resources like...

Jason Rahm
Updated 7/27/2017 by Jason Rahm
5 out of 5 stars

In this article, I’ll cover the basics of installing the f5-common-python SDK and show how to utilize the core functionality.

Hitesh Patel
Updated 6/13/2017 by Hitesh Patel
5 out of 5 stars

Recap Previous Article: Cloud/Automated Systems need an Architecture In the last article we spent some time laying the foundation of an Architecture for Cloud and Automated Systems. In that article we discussed that our Architecture consisted of...

Mani Gadde
Updated 3/20/2017 by Mani Gadde
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Register for the F5 and Ansible joint webinar on Tuesday, Mar 28, 2017 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM PDT. In this webinar, you will learn everything you will need, to get started on using Ansible modules to deploy secure applications on the F5 BIG-IP. We will follow up with the Ansible F5-modules that are being developed

Jason Rahm
Updated 1/31/2017 by Jason Rahm
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A question came up in Q&A concerning the iControl REST interface. When the requestor is using python, I try to point them to the f5-common-python sdk that has been available for nearly a year now. It is under constant development and we try to...

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