PowerShell RAM Cache

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This PowerShell example illustrates how to query for entries in the RAM Cache.

Code :

# The contents of this file are subject to the "END USER LICENSE AGREEMENT FOR F5
# Software Development Kit for iControl"; you may not use this file except in
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param (
  $BIGIP = $null,
  $User = $null,
  $Pass = $null,
  $Profile = $null

Set-PSDebug -strict;

# function Write-Usage
function Write-Usage()
  Write-Host "Usage: RAMCache.ps1 -BIGIP hostname -User username -Pass password";

function Get-RAMCacheEntry()
  param([string]$Profile = $null);
  $key = New-Object -TypeName iControl.LocalLBRAMCacheInformationRAMCacheKey;
  $key.profile_name = $Profile;
  $key.host_name = "";
  $key.uri = "";
  $key.maximum_responses = 100;
  $RAMCacheEntryAofA = (Get-F5.iControl).LocalLBRAMCacheInformation.get_ramcache_entry( (,$key) );
  $RAMCacheEntryA = $RAMCacheEntryAofA[0];
  foreach($RAMCacheEntry in $RAMCacheEntryA)
    $profile_name = $RAMCacheEntry.profile_name;
    $host_name = $RAMCacheEntry.host_name;
    $uri = $RAMCacheEntry.uri;
    $vary_type = $RAMCacheEntry.vary_type;
    $vary_count = $RAMCacheEntry.vary_count;
    $hits = $RAMCacheEntry.hits;
    $received = $RAMCacheEntry.received;
    $last_sent = $RAMCacheEntry.last_sent;
    $expiration = $RAMCacheEntry.expiration;
    $size = $RAMCacheEntry.size;
    Write-Host "=========================================";
    Write-Host "Profile Name: $profile_name";
    Write-Host "Host Name   : $host_name";
    Write-Host "Uri         : $uri";
    Write-Host "Vary Type   : $vary_type";
    Write-Host "Vary Count  : $vary_count";
    Write-Host "Hits        : $hits";
    Write-Host "Received    : $received";
    Write-Host "Last Sent   : $last_sent";
    Write-Host "Expiration  : $expiration";
    Write-Host "Size        : $size";

# Do-Initialize
function Do-Initialize()
  if ( (Get-PSSnapin | Where-Object { $_.Name -eq "iControlSnapIn"}) -eq $null )
    Add-PSSnapIn iControlSnapIn
  $success = Initialize-F5.iControl -HostName $BIGIP -Username $User -Password $Pass;
  return $success;

# Main Application Logic
if ( ($BIGIP -eq $null) -or ($User -eq $null) -or ($Pass -eq $null) -or ($Profile -eq $null) )

if ( Do-Initialize )
  Get-RAMCacheEntry -Profile $Profile
  Write-Error "ERROR: iControl subsystem not initialized"
Published Mar 09, 2015
Version 1.0

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