on 16-Mar-201515:35 - edited on 05-Jun-202322:31 by JimmyPackets
Problem this snippet solves:
This iRule oeprates in tandem with the TCP mblb profile, which is available starting in 10.x. The iRule code provides a "discard server". It accepts TCP segments, but simply discards them. It will, however, gracefully respond to a FIN. Why do this? It's useful for testing. BIG-IP can support a very large number of simultaneous connections, and a high data rate. This level of performance can be more difficult to achieve with a more conventional platform.
To begin, create a virtual server with no pool members. From tmsh, execute the following: