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 […]
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If you didn’t know about this feature it is a neat trick to host maintenance pages. I’ve recently implemented this to host a static website on the BIG-IP without the need for a backend web server. The use case I’m looking at is for F5 training labs running in Google’s Cloud Compute Engine via Ravello. We’ll be running […]
With any application that requires authentication you will inevitably run into a password expiration and/or lockout issues that requires a user to reset their password. I have seen organizations address this with a wide range of solutions from home grown programs all the way to multi-million dollar identity management frameworks. While both solutions will help a […]
Recently I was helping a customer address a multi-factor authentication bug where the 3rd party MFA solution would post the username and temporary token back to APM via the wrong URL. While we worked with the partner to address this bug the customer needed a work around in the meantime… perfect time for an iRule! For […]
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Employee collaboration and access to communication tools are essential for workplace productivity. Organizations are increasing their use of Microsoft Office 365, a subscription-based service that provides hosted versions of familiar Microsoft applications. Most businesses choose Exchange Online as the first app in Office 365 they adopt. The challenge with…
If you’re using Citrix StoreFront 2.6 and following the Citrix-VDI-iApp 2.0.0 deployment guide you may run into a snag while creating the Citrix Client Bundle for HTML 5 support (on page 45). In StoreFront 2.6 the Citrix HTML5 Receiver is no longer a standalone MSI file but is now bundled into the StoreFront 2.6 executable. […]