APM Client Side NTLM Authentication – 3 Things to Watch

APM has a nice feature that allows seamless authentication for domain joined machines by leveraging NTLM and/or Kerberos authentication.  Michael Koyfman has a great article on DevCentral titled Leveraging BIG-IP APM for seamless client NTLM Authentication that will walk you through the steps. I’ve implemented this a few times and I wanted to share some […]

SAML – Client versus Server Authentication with F5 APM

As organizations start to utilize Software as a Service (SaaS) the concern on how to authenticate users becomes a critical security issue. Many organizations look to federated authentication mechanisms, such as SAML, to help address this security risk. The benefits of using SAML are that user credentials are not replicated across each vendor cloud instance […]