irules

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 2 days ago by Jason Rahm
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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...

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

What could you do with your code in 20 Lines or Less? That's the question we like to ask from, for, and of (feel free to insert your favorite preposition here) the DevCentral community, and every time we do, we go looking to find cool new...

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

A couple years ago when I was managing the infrastructure for our test, stage, and production DevCentral environments, we had to test from mobile devices to the internal test/stage environments, but on devices like iPads and iPhones, you can’t...

Jason Rahm
Updated 4 weeks ago by Jason Rahm

In this episode of A Catch from the Codeshare, Jason highlights a tmsh script from community member Kai that removes a specified iRule from any virtual servers from which it is applied.

Jason Rahm
Updated 1 month ago by Jason Rahm
5 out of 5 stars

The Advanced Firewall Manager (AFM) is a powerful network security solution in its own right. The policy flexibility in AFM enables the majority of functionality necessary to protect your applications as is. But for those complex cases where you...

Brian McHenry
Updated 1 month ago by Brian McHenry
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When talking to someone who’s spent a lot of time around F5 technology, two words always come up: full-proxy and platform. BIG-IP is the platform of services offered by a full, dual-stack proxy. The proxy yields unmatched visibility and control at...

Jason Rahm
Updated 1 month ago by Jason Rahm
4.5 out of 5 stars

What could you do with your code in 20 Lines or Less? That's the question we like to ask from, for, and of (feel free to insert your favorite preposition here) the DevCentral community, and every time we do, we go looking to find cool new...

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

What could you do with your code in 20 Lines or Less? That's the question we like to ask from, for, and of (feel free to insert your favorite preposition here) the DevCentral community, and every time we do, we go looking to find cool new...

Lori MacVittie
Updated 2 months ago by Lori MacVittie
5 out of 5 stars

Scaling things seems like such a simple task, doesn’t it? Open a new checkout line. Call a new teller to the front. Hire another person.  But under the covers in technology land, where networking standards rule the roost, it really isn’t as...

Jason Rahm
Updated 3 months ago by Jason Rahm

Let's Encrypt is an ambitious free and open certificate authority, this article highlights a clever solution for maintaining it on BIG-IP...

Jason Rahm
Updated 2 days ago 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...

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

What could you do with your code in 20 Lines or Less? That's the question we like to ask from, for, and of (feel free to insert your favorite preposition here) the DevCentral community, and every time we do, we go looking to find cool new...

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

A couple years ago when I was managing the infrastructure for our test, stage, and production DevCentral environments, we had to test from mobile devices to the internal test/stage environments, but on devices like iPads and iPhones, you can’t...

Jason Rahm
Updated 1 month ago by Jason Rahm
5 out of 5 stars

The Advanced Firewall Manager (AFM) is a powerful network security solution in its own right. The policy flexibility in AFM enables the majority of functionality necessary to protect your applications as is. But for those complex cases where you...

Brian McHenry
Updated 1 month ago by Brian McHenry
5 out of 5 stars

When talking to someone who’s spent a lot of time around F5 technology, two words always come up: full-proxy and platform. BIG-IP is the platform of services offered by a full, dual-stack proxy. The proxy yields unmatched visibility and control at...

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

What could you do with your code in 20 Lines or Less? That's the question we like to ask from, for, and of (feel free to insert your favorite preposition here) the DevCentral community, and every time we do, we go looking to find cool new...

Lori MacVittie
Updated 2 months ago by Lori MacVittie
5 out of 5 stars

Scaling things seems like such a simple task, doesn’t it? Open a new checkout line. Call a new teller to the front. Hire another person.  But under the covers in technology land, where networking standards rule the roost, it really isn’t as...

す~さん
Updated 3 months ago by す~さん
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Technorati タグ: APM,BIG-IP,iRules   SSLVPN利用基盤の構築においてクライアント証明書を用いずにデバイスの制限を簡易な運用で実現できる仕組みを検討されており、下記のような要件があったとします...

Lori MacVittie
Updated 4 months ago by Lori MacVittie
5 out of 5 stars

Over the years I’ve shared a lot of posts on using programmability in the network to do, well, a lot of different things. Like implement A/B testing, and Canary deployments, and proxying requests for memcached. All these patterns can be and are...

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

In this episode of Lightboard Lessons, Jason introduces the basic concepts for iRules. For further insights and study, please use the resources below. Resources The101: Basic iRules (series) iRule Editor iRules Documentation iRules 101 -...

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