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Irule to match a Domain

Guys I really need your help. Im currently working on a request. Lets say i have the below URL are asking me to disable anything that comes after the /files that has an image extension like jpg, pd...

SCP "path not allowed"

Hello,  I just upgraded to BigIP and now cannot scp some text files from the F5 appliances to my linux workstation.  Either from the F5 bash prompt scp sening to my linux box or the other way around, I keep getting "path not allowed".  I rea...

cnoyes by Nimbostratus
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Week in Review: May 16 - May 20

My weekly thread where we can drop interesting stories, kind notes to those who've helped along the way, personal successes and failures and what you learned from them, etc. I'll add some things as the week progresses, hope you will as well! Last Wee...

JRahm by Community Manager
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Traffic Intelligence in AFM through Categories

  Introduction In previous article I talked about how we can configure AFM for filtering URL traffic using URL classification feature, this allows us to control web traffic traversing AFM. This can be very useful because using FQDN in firewall rules...

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Help with migrating external DNS servers

My questions about migrating to new servers: Is there any reason to not make the new servers also DC's and convert the zones to Active Directory integrated primary zones? If I do this would I lose the ability to modify multiple zones at the same time...

condition irule OR not working

Can somebody help on this. the first irule is working perfectly but when adding OR condition it is not (not working section) .this is working:----------------------when HTTP_REQUEST {if { (([HTTP::uri] ne "/evs/ent.msg.evs.ext.Notification_1.0") and ...

How to convert SWG log to regex on paloalto.

I need to show swg log to Palo alto user mapping. This is a swg log.swg tmm[4771]: 24641538 Common,/Common/,/Common/expilcit,cb08e26a,,(anonymous),,/Common/Information_Techno...

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F5 logs

We feed out F5 logs into a SIEM and use for incident investigation. Currently the logs we get do not show cs information - all I get is the ss IP addresses. This makes it impossible to correlate IPS alerts with the source IP -- all I see is the ss IP...

Exploring F5OS automation features on VELOS

Concepts VELOS is F5's latest generation chassis platform, providing a high density, high performance hardware platform for organisations that need the ultimate performance for on-premise applications. With VELOS, a new hypervisor operating system ca...


F5 cluster in Azure - why ALB is suggested in fornt?

Hi!Recently we are building F5 cluster in Azure. Regular stuff, with VIPs and RServers behind the F5, maybe SSL termination.Initially we wanted to build it in classic way. Public IP in front + DNS entry (no need for DNS LB), next NAT it to F5 Outside...

GTM/DNS as a smart DNS server ("without" LTM)

Hi,I am trying to figure out a way to use F5 BIG-IP GTM/DNS as a smart DNS server only. The idea is shown in the figure below.There a two data centers with GTMs, LTMs and servers as shown above. Let's just say that we don't want to place the servers ...

SMilanic by Altocumulus
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F5 LTM Unable to access the Nodes

Hi AllI have F5 101 exam and i was practicing the cbtnugget lab everything works fine however after creating the virtual server I can't access the nodes. I can see the hit on the nodes but i cant access them? what could be the reason?

starboy by Altostratus
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Big-IQ API query and only return result from active LTM?

We're trying to perform automation on BigIQ and the challenge were facing is were getting results from both the LTM device and we cant easily identify which object is from the Active LTM. Is it possible to do Big-IQ API query and only return result f...

John-31 by Nimbostratus
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OneConnect Profile Max-Reuse of Zero

Hi,We have an existing production OneConnect profile with a max-reuse paramter of zero:ltm profile one-connect /Border/pr_OneConnect_NoReuse {    app-service none    max-reuse 0}Does anyone have an idea of what this means?Does it close the backend co...

stuck on a spinner

I have a case of a very long running database query, and I need spinner to entertain  the users. But  I cannot figure it  out.location /longtest {default_type  'text/html; charset=UTF-8'; content_by_lua_block {                local h = io.popen('bash...

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