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F5 authentication using kerberos keytab

Our network gear use tacplus for authentication and authorization. tac itself authenticates using kerberos. For one of the projects we need automated login to a F5 device using a script. Does anyone ...
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URL rewriting for WordPress Network (Multisite) subsite

We have an install of WordPress Network (Multisite) that has multiple blogs running under the url blogs.exampleurl.com where each subsite is blogs.exampleurl.com/site1 /site2 etc... We have a user ...
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F5 LTM 10.2 and MSSQL 08R2

We have a mirrored SQL server setup with a pair of LTM's holding the mirror VIP. We're trying to setup a health monitor that runs a query against both servers in the mirror and directs traffic to the ...
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301 redirect Rule For Load Balance F5 BigIp

I have a load balancer F5 Big ip for my website. Currently, I am having 302 redirect in place; however, I wanted to apply 301 but dont know how. For example: My website (abc.com) when typed 302 ...
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complicated bonding and network question

I am not a network guy and would like to know how can I setup the below two configurations and their pros and cons: Networking component: -- WAN: Cisco 2970 * 1 Load Balancer: F5 switch 1600 * 2 ...
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SecureCookies, HTTPOnly cookies, .Net, and SSL offloading

So I've been looking into implementing HttpOnly and SecureCookies in my web environment. I have an F5 as the load balancer and a couple of C# web applications hosted in iis 7.5 for the website. The ....
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Configuring an F5 BIG-IP configuration on amazon EC2

I am a newbie to f5 BIG-IP. I want to configure an f5 BIG-IP instance to load balance 2 apache webservers under it. I am following the documentation in following link. But not clear how to route ...
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Server won't reply to POST request

I'm working on a WordPress site that's served by two lighttpd backends behind an F5 load balancer. Previously, the site was served by a single lighttpd server behind a nginx reverse proxy, and ...
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is ad fs for internal crm necessary if we already have an sso for internet facing services?

I never had to deal with AD FS until now so not sure if i get it correctly. We will have an implementation of Dynamic CRM inside our network soon and we already use F5 Big-IP APM for sso with other ...
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Installing Deis in AWS without ELB

I'd like to install a Deis cluster in AWS but without using ELB, since we have already paid for an alternative (BigIP), and our network guys are comfortable with it. Is it easy to configure Deis not ...
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Most robust way of forwarding multiple URL via one IP

This is probably subjective but if anyone could suggest a robust solution for the following that would be fantastic. We have potentially multiple URL's in service which are currently 1:1 with Public ...
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F5 SSL offloading custom 404 page

We have an F5 that we want to use for SSL termination in front of our JBoss servers with NetIQ auth, and we have the configuration working for all normal traffic. The problem is with our custom 404 ...
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F5 Big-IP : iRule optimization of nested switch

F5 BIG-IP 10.2.4 My iRule needs to exact-match on host and wild-card match on path. when HTTP_REQUEST { switch [string tolower [HTTP::host]] { "internal.mycompany.com" { switch -glob [...
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HTTP-CLASS-Redirecting traffic-F5

Can we redirect https traffic to a particular real server using http-class in F5? i.e whether http-class works with both http and https traffic.?
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httping generates message “error shutting down ssl” with F5 HTTP endpoint

There is no failed request, but I don't know what the message error shutting down ssl means. Any idea? # httping https://ds31s3.swisscom.com PING ds31s3.swisscom.com:443 (https://ds31s3.swisscom.com):...
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F5 High Speed Logging and Logstash GROK

Im trying to format logs straight from our F5 using HSL and Logstash. I've copied the example configuration exactly from the site as it contains the majority of the information I wanted logstash ...
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http_process_state_prepend - Invalid action:0x109010 (Server side:

I am getting a blank page on my Web App which is running with F5 & apache + Tomcat backend. I am getting intermittent errors in the F5 logs like belw http_process_state_prepend - Invalid action:...
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Load balancer F5 and sticky session

I have installed a web application on a clustered environment where the load is balanced by an F5 device. Unfortunately I do not know exactly its model, but hopefully this information is not necessary ...
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Format of BIG-IP configuration file?

Anyone knows if the config file for BIG-IP load balancers follow an official format or is it something F5 specific?
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Server A can see B, but B can't see A

I am setting up a network with a CentOS client, a CentOS server and a BIG-IP. The network looks like this: (client) < -- > (BIG-IP) < -- > (server) The client is on a 10.10.20.x network....