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Local Traffic Manager (LTM)

BIG-IP Local Traffic Manager increases operational efficiency and ensures peak network performance. Say hello to the flexibility of managing your physical, virtual, and cloud infrastructure.

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John Wagnon
Updated 4 weeks ago by John Wagnon

We all want to protect our web applications from malicious traffic coming in from external sources, but we also want to protect against internal users as well. In a previous Lightboard Lesson, we talked about how FireEye blocks malicious traffic from entering your network. In this Lightboard Lesson video, John explains how FireEye and F5 work together to block malicious traffic from internal users as well...

John Wagnon
Updated 1 month ago by John Wagnon
5 out of 5 stars

Most websites utilize https:// encryption to secure traffic to/from their webservers. This is a blessing and a curse...it's a blessing because the traffic is unreadable in its encrypted form. It's a curse because, well, the traffic is unreadable in its encrypted form...

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

In this episode of Lightboard Lessons, Jason covers a couple deployment options for routing traffic through an IPS tier while maintaining source IPs. The first option compresses the external and internal legs of the air gap solution onto a single...

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

An article which describes how to install DevStack Mitaka on one's laptop using either VMware Fusion or Workstation

wolfman
Updated 2 months ago by wolfman

BIG-IP is able to use built-in Role-Based Access Control (RBAC) functionality. The operator function will be used in this example. This article gives some guidance on how you can use such a role in combination with a role of operator.

Jason Rahm
Updated 2 months ago by Jason Rahm

When using SPDY/HTTP2 profile, TCL variables set before the HTTP_REQUEST event are not carried over to further events. This is easily reproducible with this simple iRule: when CLIENT_ACCEPTED { set default_pool [LB::server pool] } when...

Lori MacVittie
Updated 2 months ago by Lori MacVittie

Your car. My toaster. Our lights. The neighbor’s thermostat. With an average of 7.8 connected devices per home, according to recent surveys, there are twice as many “things” in the house as the average 3.14 people per household in the US in...

Paul Breaux
Updated 2 months ago by Paul Breaux
4 out of 5 stars

Martin Duke
Updated 3 months ago by Martin Duke
5 out of 5 stars

What the Proxy Buffer Does, and Why Its Size Matters

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

On the side of the road in northern Missouri just north of Mark Twain’s stomping grounds, there is a slice of hillside removed just to the side of the highway. In Arkansas, there’s a nondescript field tucked away in a state park. Short...

John Wagnon
Updated 1 month ago by John Wagnon
5 out of 5 stars

Most websites utilize https:// encryption to secure traffic to/from their webservers. This is a blessing and a curse...it's a blessing because the traffic is unreadable in its encrypted form. It's a curse because, well, the traffic is unreadable in its encrypted form...

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

In this episode of Lightboard Lessons, Jason covers a couple deployment options for routing traffic through an IPS tier while maintaining source IPs. The first option compresses the external and internal legs of the air gap solution onto a single...

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

An article which describes how to install DevStack Mitaka on one's laptop using either VMware Fusion or Workstation

Martin Duke
Updated 3 months ago by Martin Duke
5 out of 5 stars

What the Proxy Buffer Does, and Why Its Size Matters

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

On the side of the road in northern Missouri just north of Mark Twain’s stomping grounds, there is a slice of hillside removed just to the side of the highway. In Arkansas, there’s a nondescript field tucked away in a state park. Short...

Vernon
Updated 3 months ago by Vernon
5 out of 5 stars

You wish to provide a static maintenance splash page when all members of a pool serving a Virtual Server are currently down or disabled. This recipe provides a few approaches to accomplishing that.

David Holmes
Updated 3 months ago by David Holmes
5 out of 5 stars

An explanation of the mirai-strikeback iRule. The iRule sends an exploit back to Mirai bot processes and kills them. Use at your discretion.

John Wagnon
Updated 4 months ago by John Wagnon
5 out of 5 stars

Application Visibility and Reporting (AVR) is a module that lets you analyze performance of web applications. It provides detailed metrics and statistics about application traffic...

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

Even though web pages might be built from APIs, they are not the same. There’s a tendency, particularly for networkers, to classify applications by the protocols they use. If it uses HTTP, it must be a web app. The thing is that HTTP has become...

Chase Abbott
Updated 5 months ago by Chase Abbott
5 out of 5 stars

Adding to the built-in security features of the BIG-IP platform, you can take advantage of an easy-to-use scripting language to customize security for your specific environment. Based on TCL and JavaScript (iRules LX), iRules enables you to select how you route, redirect, reject, intercept, inspect, transform, and basically control all inbound or outbound application traffic

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