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Edit Data Group Only Permissions

Hi,     I've been looking for a solution but so far haven't found any documentation on it, apologies if I've missed it!     I would like a user to have permissions to only be able to edit a specific data group, or just the data groups.     I...

cookie encryption (again)

i'm fairly new to using cookies on ltm so please bare with me...   i've created my own cookie from the standard parent cookie profile and applied an irule to encrypt it (the irule i have used is the standard aes one that is available on devcentral)...

HTTP Redirect

What I need to do is rewrite any incoming HTTP request for specific domains that has either nothing or just a / after the TLD into the form http://www.domain.com/label/ws/index. Requests that have a longer URI should be passed without change. The rul...

monitor second tier app servers

Hello,     Running BIG-IP 3400 9.4.4 Build 64.     I have a requirement to set up F5 to monitor the backend app servers along with the Pool of webservers tier. The monitoring require that if both webservers members of the pool not listen on ...

Virtual Server port 443 to port 5307 redirection

I have a client requesting that all requests to virtual server w.x.y.z:443 get redirected to w.x.y.z:5307. I am familiar with http to https redirection but not quite sure how to do the iRule for this redirection. Any help would be appreciated.

Failover history?

All,     I'm trying to audit my load-balancers to see the last time each of them (46) was failed-over, either automatically or manually. Is there some log that I can check to see this history?     Thanks in advance.     Joe  

Link Controller Routing Stuck?

We have dual 1500 Link Controllers 9.4.5 HF2 and we are doing simple gateway pool loadbalancing to 2 ISP's. We noticed that when one of our circuits go down it shows the pool member inactive but it still retains routing information to use the inactiv...

Node Screen Name

Is there anyway within an iRule to get the screen name of an active node? I want to avoid having to hard code a class list of node to address since that's already defined in the node definitions.     I basically want to be able to for certain site...

LDAP filter

In "profiles --> authentication --> configuration" I have defined the LDAP server     Filter: attribute=ldap_arrt1   Login Attribute: mail     It works as expected but when running tcpdump I see that the search filter is:   Filter: (&(&(attr...

How can this fail?

I'm using a variation of the request rate limiting iRule ( http://devcentral.f5.com/wiki/default.aspx/iRules/HTTPRequestThrottle.html ) - it's essentially the same without the whitelist or blacklist features.     The rule breaks on the line:   ...

Writing to an external class file

  I've been able to write using the pyControl API to an internal address data group. However when I use the same syntax and substitute a datagroup that uses an external file I don't see any error messages in pyControl but the entry does not get writ...

F5 LTM and What's Up Gold

Hello,     I recently implemented 2, big ip 1600 ltm devices configured as a redundant pair. everything is working great so far.     I have enabled snmp on the standby ltm, however I can't get our What's Up Gold server to see the snmp agent or...

DNS recursion

We have 4 GTM and 4 LTM in Internet environment.     Why would we want recursion enabled on our GTM's if we never want them to look up domains other than our own?     I noticed it is now off by default in 9.3.1, but it is on on our boxes. I wou...

Issue with VPN Disconnecting

I am hoping for a bit of insite from anyone on here.     We have the F5 connected to a 6509 which is connected to a 7206 and the connections get establised and then reset. Any ideas why this would happen?     Here is the scenario:     ISP -...

get_object_status PHP

I'm trying to write a php app which uses iControl on the GTM and LTM.     So far I have the following..;     // Create SOAP instance   $args = array('soap_version' => SOAP_1_1,   'location' => "https://$host:443/iControl/iControlPortal.cgi",...

Initializing Statistics Profiles

How does one initialize a Statistics Profile?     I note that the STATS commands can't be used in RULE_INIT.     I'd like to keep a "max" value in a stats profile, but it has to start out at zero.     Craig

Aventail SSL VPN

Hi Guys     I have been asked to configure a Virtual Server that will load balance our SSL VPN Client. First of all has anyone ever used Aventail SSL? If they have, could you help me!     I have created a VS for https, and after support from...

Cleanup Script

Has anyone developed a cleanup script, shell script or icontrol, for unused objects? For example: take a VIP as a variable and generate B commands for all the objects tied to the VIP(Pool, Nodes, Class, Key and Cert, etc.)     Thanks in advance.

remove header in http_response

Hi;       We have a balanced pool that when the F5 connect to it we througt a 403 exception and we want that the response to the server was without headers so we would like to erase the headers in the client side when in the server side we throu...

An error occured while fetching the URI

I have an intermittent problem which I suspect is due to web acceleration. The following error is being produced intermittently when navigating through one of our virtual servers.     "An error occured while fetching the URI. Please retry."   ...

sharepoint "Export to Excel" not working

We have deployed sharepoint 2007 behind F5 LTM. Sharepoint uses a feature in which export to excel which is not working for us in HTTPS environment. Here is the info which i got export to excel feature.   ********   9. Leverage Excel for data mana...

Script to include 2 UDP ports: 67 & 68

Hello room,   I saw many script about tcp port. And I try to apply it to UDP port. Below is what I come up, can you verify? if it's not correct, please help me to correct it.     when CLIENT_ACCEPTED {   Check requested port   if { !...