Category Archives: Security

Security configurations such as from ASA, IPS, NACS, ISR zone base firewall, VPN etc will be posted here.

[python]Listing items with iControl API without using F5 SDK

After I have discovered that F5 SDK could not do certain things, I have decided to learn how to call the REST APIs using request and parse the json response. The first step i am learning is to use GET … Continue reading

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[python]Using F5 iControl API without F5-SDK

I am experimenting myself, I have not worked with json type before, I worked frequently with the xml type, I will need to learn how to parse json type data to get meaningful output.. here’s the sample code to test … Continue reading

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[python]resolve hostnames to ip address using pydns module

I wrote another script to change the desired nameserver. previously i used socket module to do resolution but i did not know how i can change the nameserver so i downloaded pydns. This script can be extended to be used … Continue reading

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[python]F5 iControl API demo

Background This demo script is to demonstrate to call F5 iCloud API with F5 SDK. The script is written in python, however I have found some limitation in using F5 SDK, best to try with direct call to the REST … Continue reading

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[python]Working with F5 iControl API on listing the virtual servers and pools

I am extending my demo script to demonstrate the viability to use iControl with our orchestrator for automatic F5 load balancer server provisioning. I need to write a function to enumerate the pools and virtual servers, and here is how … Continue reading

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[Tufin]Error:Unable to get configuration

Tufin securetrack is monitoring the device groups from Panorama, in the dashboard you saw the status is device connected, however when you go to Settings > administration > status, the device group is amber and the status is Error:Unable to … Continue reading

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Enabling opsec in Checkpoint smart center server

this is for new setup.

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