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Configuring Cisco Router as a CA server can actually save you some money

To better understand the content I have configured and tested CA server in LAN environment. There are two ways for authenticating VPN , people generally use Pre-shared key as discussed in my previous post with S2S VPN tunnel, the other way around is using Certificates given by a Certificate Authority. We can although mix and …

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Bluecoat Packet Shaper Design and Deployment made easy

What is Bluecoat Packet Shaper and why we need it ?? :-   Bluecoat Packet Shaper is here to rescue. Does your network know the difference between important web traffic like online meetings, and lower-priority traffic like games or streaming media? In a world that is increasingly more interactive, mobile, and content-driven, Bluecoat Packet Shaper helps …

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How to do HTTP cache-control modification inside F5 LTM for free

What is HTTP cache-control and why it was relevant to our problem:- One of the most important HTTP header field is cache-control.  And you guessed right that HTTP header fields are components of the Hypertext Transfer Protocol (HTTP) message header of requests and responses. Cache-control specify the operating parameters of an HTTP transaction. And since …

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[IRULE] URI Redirection on F5

Lets start with difference between URL and URI. URL – https://afrozahmad.com/some/page.html URI – /some/page.html URL is the full way to identify any resource anywhere and can use different protocols like FTP, HTTP, SCP, etc. URI is a resource on the current domain, so it needs less information to be found.   There are several methods of implementing URI …

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DMVPN

  Goal :-  To run complete DMVPN setup between  Global Data Center and  remote locations . Remote location can use  3G dongel and/or ADSL connection.   Hardware Used :- Cisco 1941 router (Product ID – CISCO1941/K9) Cisco 881W router (Product ID – C881W-E-K9)   IOS Used :- CIsco 881W :- c800-universalk9-mz.SPA.152-4.M4.bin CIsco 1941 :- c1900-universalk9-mz.SPA.152-4.M5.bin   Licenses Used :- Advanced Security …

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SSL Offload on F5 LTM

Lets do some  SSL offload on F5 LTM. SSL offloading relieves a Web server of the processing burden of encrypting and/or decrypting traffic sent via SSL, the security protocol that is implemented in every Web browser. The processing is offloaded to a separate device designed specifically to perform SSL acceleration or SSL termination. BIG-IP Local …

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Installing a 3rd Party SSL Certificate for Wireless Guest Access

Overview:- SSL Certificates on the WLC :- •Internal https server on the WLC is enabled by default for Web Administration & Web Policy (Web Authentication/Passthrough) •Provides SSL encryption between Wireless clients and WLC to protect Web Authentication credentials. Problem:- •End user receives a security warning when triggering the web policy page on the WLC. •WLC …

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