F5 – IMPORTANT TERMS,
F5 – GTM
If we have multiple LTM’s in different location.
Can we manage them using GTM ?
- Yes through wild IP
- GTM is not a management device , but it can be used to resolve DNS query based on geo location, mitigates DDOS attacks ..Configuring a wide ip and gtm sync group which can span multiple data centers and quite obvious each DC will be having its own LTM boxes . But in terms of true device management there is a product from F5 known as “Enterprise Manager” and it can manage all LTM’s in your enterprise environment
CISCO ACE and F5,
Is Probing and Persistence similar ?
- No. Probing in ACE is what Monitor in f5. and Persistence in f5 is stickiness in ACE.
F5 – LOAD BALANCER
What is X-Forwarding ?
Compare X-Forwarding and SNAT
- X-Forwarding is used when you want to see, who is accessing the server (real user IP), it is an http and https feature, can be used in f5 and proxies as well, for proxy if you have cloud proxy solution.
- SNAT – is used to avoid asymmetric routing.