F5 BIG-IP icon   F5 BIG-IP – Useful SNMP oids to monitor



I have collected some of the most interesting OIDs (in my scenario im using LTM and APM modules) from the F5 MIBS:

OIDs – System Data

Hardware sensors (fans, power supplies…), resource usage (cpu, mem…), sync status…
MIB: F5-BIGIP-SYSTEM-MIB (file F5-BIGIP-SYSTEM-MIB.txt)

Synchronization status messagesysCmSyncStatusSummary.1.3.6.1.4.1.3375.2.1.14.1.4
Failover statussysCmFailoverStatusStatus
.1.3.6.1.4.1.3375.2.1.14.3.2
Synchronization status colorsysCmSyncStatusColor
.1.3.6.1.4.1.3375.2.1.14.1.3
Power Supply statussysChassisPowerSupplyStatus
.1.3.6.1.4.1.3375.2.1.3.2.2.2.1.2
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F5 BIG-IP icon   F5 BIG-IP – Automate backup of configuration files



I have recently installed and configured my 2 node F5 BIG-IP cluster as load-balancer and SSL-VPN portal. I have been ocasionally performing configuration backups, but now i need to schedule them regularly and automatically.

This article covers the ways to perform the backup of a BIG-IP system and automate them.

Manual backup

Web GUI

In the menu options: System – Read more