The F5 BIG-IP product family comprises purpose-built, enterprise-grade hardware, software and virtual load balancers.

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F5 rule deployment and source control

I'm a developer, our Ops team are currently doing F5 rules manually. And nothing is in a source control of any kind. I want to get to the point where there is a single file in source control, which ...
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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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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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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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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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How can I version controll my F5 Big-IP LTM load balancer configs while allowing changes via iControl or the web interface

Currently we use F5 Big-IP LTMs (IP load balancers) in our environment for load balancing. We have an existing process for making changes to LTM configs and pushing them out. I'm trying to figure out ...
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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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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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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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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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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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F5 routes all REST requests from one client to same host

I have a rest webservice clustered behind an F5 using SSL Termination, SSL persistence and the balancing is "least connections". This service sees millions of messages per day. The vast majority of ...
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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 ...
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Mounting two CIFS shares using a VIP

I have two CIFS shares on two different storage servers. I've created a VIP on an F5 node which sends all traffic to it's IP to a pool containing the two storage servers. It sends to one server and in ...
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Return F5 BigIP LTM pool member name in HTTP response header

I currently have several F5 BigIP LTM pools of Windows servers. There is a high level IIS config setting on each server that adds a header to identify the server from which the response came. ...
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Pool Members showing inactive

I am configuring my virtual test servers in F5 load balancer. As I am new to this I am referring a production environment to configure this one. While creating pool, I can see the pool as inactive. ...
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Configuration of management interface on management network router

I have an F5 LTM that is being used as an IP router in addition to its regular load balancing duties. One of the networks that it's routing is our management network. But it also has a dedicated ...
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How to specify proxy server big ip f5?

We are attempting to setup a big ip f5 and need outbound internet traffic to flow through proxy servers. Is that possible?
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Is it possible to persist a session after a server as been removed from a load balanced server pool on an F5

We have a server farm hosted in a co-location data center, because of uptime SLA's in our contract we have zero access to the F5 Load Balancer. I am curious if the following is possible to achieve. ...
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apache2 Redirect permanent and ProxyPass confusion

I am trying to setup an apache2 in front of a JBoss application. There are 2 servers with this setup. There is a hardware load balancer in front of the 2 apache2. The setup looks something like: ...