F5 Python SDK Basics: Code Examples

The Python SDK for F5 is amazing. I love using it, but the learning curve can be steep. In some situations a network engineer wants to automate some tasks, without learning the ins-and-outs of this SDK or Python in general. F5's documentation of the SDK is great (bookmark it), but the examples are basic and … Continue reading F5 Python SDK Basics: Code Examples

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ASA Local Authentication Using Active Directory

I had a heck of a time figuring out how to set this up. Cisco's documentation related to LDAP authentication is all over the place and there isn't one article that describes just this. If you want to use Microsoft Active Directory to authenticate users locally logging in to the ASA and give them privileged … Continue reading ASA Local Authentication Using Active Directory

Install CA Certificate on F5 Configuration Utility (Management) Interface

It seems that installing a CA signed certificate on the configuration utility (CU) is not a common practice for customers using F5 devices. I have to admit I've never had a need myself, until it was required by a security audit. I followed the available articles, K42531434  contains a mixed bag of information, referencing how to configure … Continue reading Install CA Certificate on F5 Configuration Utility (Management) Interface