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Jan 29, 2017

Device Certificate & HA

As per the F5 documentation, The BIG-IP system uses the device certificates for HTTPS connections to the Configuration utility and device-to-device communication processes. Does the device certificate have any role in HA


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  • Kevin_K_51432's avatar
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    It's a fairly common misunderstanding. The GUI SSL key and cert are different than the DSC key and cert. This article offers some additional information:

    K15664: Overview of BIG-IP device certificates (11.x - 12.x)


  • Based on "device to device" communication. HA creates a HA sync certificate, that uses the device to device communication(s). So..the answer is Yes.