Category Archives: Security

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

[python]Capturing username and password from http login

Clear text site Nowadays it is quite rare to find http login page, because http is insecure, information sent towards the http site is all clear text, if there is a man in the middle sniffing packets to reveal the … Continue reading

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[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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