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get_statistics ITCMLocalLB.Global.GlobalStatistic

Hi,     We'd like to use iControl to monitor (and later graph)   'GLOBAL_STATISTIC_CURRENT_CONNECTIONS'     I have the working LocalLBGlobal.pl script but cannot seem to get this   type and value returned correctly on its own from the get_st...

Threshold for minimum number of nodes in a pool

We would like to define a threshold for the minumum number of nodes in a pool when a pool is created. This threshold would be used by external monitoring to generate alerts when the number of active nodes falls below the threshold. Is there a way t...

security of the script

According to the sample source code of Ictrol,if want to disable a node,we have to write the password,like this:     [wzl@ra3 LocalLB]$ perl LocalLBNode.pl 10.0.16.245 443 admin 123456   Node 10.1.1.1:80 state set to: Disabled     Any better s...

Problem with get_all_virtual_server_statistics

I'm writing a little program taht retrieve statiscis information from the BigIp and stores it in a database in order to generate graphics of traffic and number of connections. I have no problem retrieving statistics of the pools and the node servers,...

Exception when calling node.get_list()

ello,     I just downloaded the iControl SDK and am playing with the included C samples. In the DistributionMonitor example app I am able to add my BIG-IP & 3DNS boxes to the app as well as monitor traffic. However, when attempting to modify a sel...

SMTP Load Balancing

Folks,     We are going to be using F5 to load-balance picture messaging (aka MMS) for wireless telcoms operators. Using F5 to load balance the HTTP/WAP traffic is straight forward enough, but SMTP is going to be tricky (with SMTP we will have to...

Using iControl with Health Monitors

Hi,     I have been using BIGIPs at our company for several of our customers for a couple of years.     I have written custom monitors using perl before testing appilication availability using simple curl commands. Whilst this has worked previo...

FirePass Questions

What are the power requirements for the FirePass 4000 chassis?? I scoured the included documentation to no avail.   :?

A little question

Would it be possible to assign the bandwidth to a pool using iControl?. Does anyone have an idea to do that?     Thanks:     Miguel

Rules

How do I create a rule to log specific URL requests with the session ID? Please show me an example.     Thanks,   Lisa

Find F5 machines in my network

Dose anybody knows how can I automatically search for F5 machines in my network from a Java program?. I tried to scan a F5 machine using nmap but it does not send any respond. I suppose F5 block or ignore that kind of traffic to improve the security....

[b]big Ip demo on f5[/b]

hi,   I am new to i control and am working on learning the stuff. I have made a vb.net application which gets the virtual server statistics. the problem is that at this moment we do not have the big Ip switch. will i be able to use the the Ip addres...

Problem accesing get_cpu_metrics() function

I'm trying to access get_cpu_metrics() function, but when I send the message to the Big-IP, it throws an exception:   SOAP-ENV:Server : ITCMCommon::OperationFailed Exception caught on ITCMSystem::SystemInfo::get_cpu_metrics(). primary_error_code ...

BigIP with Siteminder and Radius?

We are currently using iPlanet boxes in our DMZ to reverse-proxy back to our Weblogic app servers via Weblogic's iPlanet plug-in. The iPlanets also house the Siteminder plug-in, authenticating users in the DMZ before they reach the Weblogic machines...

Creating proxy on unit 2 and saved config question

I'm at home and don't have access to all my stuff, so this is from   the top of my head, forgive me if it's a little hazy.     I was trying to create a proxy with ITCMLocalLB.Proxy.create. When I   was doing that on unit 2, I got an error indica...

General comments/observations regarding iControl

Background   I've spent a bit of time with the iControl sdk, and, as   witnessed in this developers portal, ran into some challenges   and issues. I thought it might be worthwhile to line out most   of my learnings over the last week or so in one...

Hw do I save configurations on a bigip?

I can see the stuff in ConfigSync. But how does that relate to:   bigpipe base save and bigpipe save     It would appear that ITCMSystem.ConfigSync.save_configurationwith the right flag will save either, but on the command line version the filena...

How to get enabled state & availability (bulk)?

how do you get the state & availability for a list of IPPortDefinitions? the closest thing i can find are the get_node_address_states & get_node_address_availability functions. only problem being these functions don't accept an IPPortDefinition, bu...

Clarification needed

I'm trying to find out all the states of nodes in a pool. I try to run   ITCMLocalLB.Node.get_node_address_statesBut since it only takes a list of ip addresses (I tried to a list with use ':'   but it doesn't work). If I use ITCMLocalLB.Node.get_s...

Would be nice if...

After a fair bit of playing around with the iControl/SOAP/perl interface, it would seem   that the current API is pretty well organized, but the total package is a tad slow, given   that I have to go back/forth a lot, which in SOAPs case ain't pret...

Another SOAP::Lite newbie question

How would I go about translating some predefined constants,   such asITCMLocalLB.LBMethod?   Looking through the wsdl file, it would appear this is only defined   with documentation, not in anyway by which I could translate e.g.   'predictive_mem...