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iRules is a highly customized, Tcl-based scripting language allowing you complete programmatic access to application traffic in real time. If you’re looking to inspect, analyze, modify, route, re-direct, discard, or manipulate traffic in any way, chances are you can do it with an iRule. They even give you the ability to write business logic into your network layer.

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Jason Rahm
Updated 5 days ago by Jason Rahm
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We are pleased to announce availability of our updated F5 Programmability Editor for Eclipse IDE v2. The F5 Programmability Development Environment for Eclipse allows you to use the Eclipse IDE to manage iRules, iRules LX, iControl LX, and iApps...

Jason Rahm
Updated 1 month ago by Jason Rahm

In this article we pivot slightly from describing the protocol itself to showing ways to interact with the HTTP protocol via iRules and local traffic policies...

Jibin
Updated 1 month ago by Jibin
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This article answers some frequently asked questions about the iRules tracing feature and offers some suggestions on best practices.

Jibin
Updated 1 month ago by Jibin
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This article continues the introduction of iRules tracing and profiling feature. It uses examples to describe how to configure and run the feature.

Peter Silva
Updated 1 month ago by Peter Silva
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When we prepare for our Featured Member series, I typically send out a questionnaire and the DevCentral member writes out their answers. With the opening question I'll do a bit of editing and use that for the intro. This month however,...

Peter Silva
Updated 1 month ago by Peter Silva
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Today, let’s look at a couple ways to mitigate a DDoS attack with BIG-IP ASM. We’ve logged into a BIG-IP ASM and navigated to Security>DDoS Protection>DDoS Profiles. In the General Settings of Application Security, we’ll activate an...

Jibin
Updated 1 month ago by Jibin
5 out of 5 stars

This article is the first of a series to introduce a new iRule feature in BIP-IP v13.1 release, iRule execution tracing and performance profiling.

Jason Rahm
Updated 2 months ago by Jason Rahm

In this week’s Post of Week, I address community member Shann_P’s question on how to make an iRule update a string at a specific location within the path of the URI: The iRule needs to be able to locate the 7th "chunk" of the URI, add a...

John Wagnon
Updated 2 months ago by John Wagnon

In this "Post of the Week" video, we show how to block a specific URI using a custom ASM signature and an iRule.

Lori MacVittie
Updated 3 months 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...

Jason Rahm
Updated 5 days ago by Jason Rahm
5 out of 5 stars

We are pleased to announce availability of our updated F5 Programmability Editor for Eclipse IDE v2. The F5 Programmability Development Environment for Eclipse allows you to use the Eclipse IDE to manage iRules, iRules LX, iControl LX, and iApps...

Jibin
Updated 1 month ago by Jibin
5 out of 5 stars

This article answers some frequently asked questions about the iRules tracing feature and offers some suggestions on best practices.

Jibin
Updated 1 month ago by Jibin
5 out of 5 stars

This article continues the introduction of iRules tracing and profiling feature. It uses examples to describe how to configure and run the feature.

Peter Silva
Updated 1 month ago by Peter Silva
5 out of 5 stars

When we prepare for our Featured Member series, I typically send out a questionnaire and the DevCentral member writes out their answers. With the opening question I'll do a bit of editing and use that for the intro. This month however,...

Peter Silva
Updated 1 month ago by Peter Silva
5 out of 5 stars

Today, let’s look at a couple ways to mitigate a DDoS attack with BIG-IP ASM. We’ve logged into a BIG-IP ASM and navigated to Security>DDoS Protection>DDoS Profiles. In the General Settings of Application Security, we’ll activate an...

Jibin
Updated 1 month ago by Jibin
5 out of 5 stars

This article is the first of a series to introduce a new iRule feature in BIP-IP v13.1 release, iRule execution tracing and performance profiling.

Lori MacVittie
Updated 3 months 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...

John Wagnon
Updated 3 months ago by John Wagnon
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John discusses HTTP redirects using datagroups and iRules.

Peter Silva
Updated 4 months ago by Peter Silva
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Rob Carr is a Senior Trainer/Professional Services Consultant with Red Education Pty in Australia, covering the Oceania and Asia markets. He has done training and engagements from New Zealand to Taiwan and points in between. About 60% of his time...

Pascal Tene
Updated 5 months ago by Pascal Tene
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In this article, I will give an overview of some important headers that can be added to HTTP responses in order to improve the security web applications.

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