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On the fly content replacement using F5 Load balancers

·781 words·4 mins
In the modern web application world, a large proportion of sites are using SSL Offloading, be this for the added security of the web servers not having the SSL private key on them (and hence if compromised the certificate is not necessarily compromised as well) or for the performance boost associated of using hardware accelerators.

iSCSI Target re scanning on VMWare

·59 words·1 min
If you’re using iSCSI on VMWare but have a requirement to rescan the luns after a machine has booted (For example a VM which has DirectPath to a Storage card enabled, which is hosting your iSCSI luns) you can simply do so with the following command

F5 LoadBalancing on a per app mountpoint

·471 words·3 mins
With some customers solutions I’ve seen a common requirement to do loadbalancing decision based on the actual application server serving the content, this obviosuly introduces a few issues if you’re using a single base URL for this

2012


Google Authenticator F5 IRule

·948 words·5 mins
Two Factor authentication is rather hit and miss in terms of support from web apps.