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Any other developer tools (simulators, etc.)?

I'm evaluating integration possibilities between Big-IP and our product (Teracruz dbAppliance). I've downloaded the SDK, and begun browsing through the iControl docs. My question is:     Is there any sort of simulator/emulator that can play the ro...

Looking for additional documentation

Looking at the "iControl" docs, I see the need for at least two other docs.     1) A high level overview of the API and the capabilities it gives you.     2) Information on the "iRules" format. (The existing API docs tell me I would use create_...

No reset_statistics within ITCMLocalLB.Proxy

Hi together,     i have written some small Perl / SOAP Scripts to get Accounting Information from VS and Nodes. At this time i need additional the Informations from an Proxy, the Information is not the problem,   but i need to reset the statist...

Is it possible to get response time of node?

Q1. Is it possible to get response time of node using iControl SDK?     I want to display node status as good or bad.   If response time is short, node status may be good. If not, it may be bad.   I can only know the information of connection, ...

Sorry some questions...

Q1. If I want to know about the information of incoming and outcoming packets per node, is it possible? I can easily get the information of packets per BIG-IP and Virtual Server(with ITCMGlobalLB and ITCMLocalLB). But I don't know well if it is possi...

Cookie limit

Hi,     Is it possible to limit the number of cookies given out a during a certain period of time for a pool?     Thanks

need help with Perl setup

I've followed the quickstart guide for Windows, and I have ActiveState Perl installed. I'm getting errors on the installation of the Crypt-SSLeay ppm. It says it can't be found in the repository. Where can I get this?     Alternatively, I'd rea...

SOAPHTTPConnection Error

I decided to use SOAP.     I installed iControl SDK on my computer. I compiled successfully SOAP Java Sample code - the codes are at iControl-4.5\iControl-4.5\sdk\support\SOAP\java     When I execute java code, ...

Mapping SNMP interface index to interface name

My iControl application is given the SNMP interface index which is a numeric value identifying a specific BIG-IP port/interface. iControl, of course, identifies interfaces by a string ("1.1", "2.1"..etc). So, I need to map this numeric value to the s...

Connection Limit

I want to set a connection limit on the node and once that limit is reached I would like to maintain persistence(existing connections can go to the node but not any new connections).     How can I do this?     Thanks   Rama.

Please let me know.

The following is the sequence of general procedures to use when setting up the interaction between a CORBA client application and the iControl components.     Create an object reference to the ITCMPortal::Portal interface on a specific target syst...

Can I do CORBA programming on BIG-IP?

I hear that BIG-IP is FreeBSD series. It contains ORBacus and has 512MB flash memory. Right?     In it can I program with C++ or Java? If so, can I do CORBA programming on BIG-IP? I want to put CORBA programs into BIG-IP.     My E-mail is mski...

enable/disable vs up/down

1. Does calling Node::set_state() with "disabled" prevent new connections from being directed to the node unless they belong to a persistence session already established on that node?     2. Does calling Node::set_availability() with "Down" preven...

wierd exception

I ran into the following exception when my .NET app on Windows 2003 tried to communicate with the BIG-IP device. The exception went away when I powered the BIG-IP off and turned it back on. May be it had to do with the way I switch off the BIG-IP dev...

exception due to request received too soon?

I got the following exception in my .NET app on Windows 2003. It went away when I retried. I have a feeling it has to do with me trying to communicate too soon after powering up the BIG-IP. However, I clearly remember that ping to the device worked b...

Exception thrown on a re-connect to BIG-IP

Hello,   I get the following exception (System.Net.WebException with stack trace) the first time my .Net app attempts to re-connect to the iControl web-service after a delay. I.e. app sends command to device for the very first time...this works ...

BigIP software solution?

Can I install BigIP on my RedHat Linux and have it be my Load Balancer.     Is BigIP Load Balancer a purely hardware solution, or is there a software solution too.     If it does have a software solution, what are all the platforms it support?

Python and iControl

If anyone is interested, I have uploaded a short python sample into the codeshare section.     So far my testing shows a big improvement in speed over the perl implementation, but that could be my configuration.     Lenny Brown   lenny.brown@m...

Force node selection on the URL

Hi,     I need some help on node selection stuff.     I have 2 servers behind my VIP and they need to be tested by a third party. I would like to set up in such a way when they use a particular url, they get the first server and then another ur...

LBMethod

Hi there,     I'm trying to create a pool using the SOAP call 'create' in Java. The method signature from the iControl docs mentions the parameter lb_method which seems to want the LBMethod class.   void create( in SessionCredentials cre...

Monitoring TPS from Proxies

Hello again.     We currently have a TPS level of 500 on our BIGIPs v4.5.9     I'm writing an iControl script to get some statistical infomation from the Active Proxies.     We'd like to know when were getting near our 500 TPS limit but am u...

Perl to .exe

I need to provide one of my scripts to a group that needs not have access to root user and password. I've tried using perl2exe put it doesn't seem to pick up the Crypt::SSLeay module. Anyone know how I can create an .exe from a .pl? The script I'm...