How-to prepopulate APM’s username based upon O365 login page.
With 12.1 dropping yesterday I have multiple BIG-IPs I need to upgrade in my lab environment. In the lab we have a CIFS share that stores the ISOs so I can upload the 12.1 ISO to each F5 from that filer with the following command. mkdir /tmp/iso mount -t cifs -o username=user,password=user //10.1.1.254/ISO /tmp/iso/ rsync […]
If you’ve ever had the pleasure to hear me rant on web access management then you know I like to stress the difference between authentication and authorization. Authentication is the process of verifying a user’s identity while authorization is the process of determining the level of access the user possesses for any given application and/or […]
I’ve uploaded my first Tips and Tricks video to the F5Guru YouTube channel that outlines the process of configuring APM so that a user only has to login once. My goals is to make these videos under 5 minutes and around topics that would be of interest to someone that is fairly new to F5 […]
I’m about to say two words that bring tears and frustration to most application developers and administrators alike. Are you ready? Okay…. Kerberos authentication. There, I said it and if that was not bad enough I’m going to say another phrase that will cause rage and a fit that makes Lewis Black look calm…. Kerberos […]
Overview With the slew of SSL and TLS based vulnerabilities over the last two years F5 administrators have been forced to become more cognizant of the encryption standards used in their environment. While disabling SSLv3 and TLSv1 is a critical step in securing your infrastructure you may find yourself stuck with applications servers that only support […]
Overview When I first started working in IT it drove me crazy when users would verify if their Internet connection was working by opening a browser and try to get to Google. Ideally they should have used ping and progressed through the process of pinging their gateway then their exit router and then a public DNS […]