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About the connector

The BIG-IP platform is a smart evolution of Application Delivery Controller (ADC) technology. 

 

This document provides information about the F5 BIG IP connector, which facilitates automated interactions with F5 BIG IP using FortiSOAR™ playbooks. Add the F5 BIG IP connector as a step in FortiSOAR™ playbooks and perform automated operations, such as blocking or unblocking IP addresses on F5 BIG IP.

 

Version information

Connector Version: 1.0.0

Authored By: Fortinet

Certified: No

 

Installing the connector

All connectors provided by FortiSOAR™ are delivered using a FortiSOAR™ repository. Therefore, you must set up your FortiSOAR™ repository and use the yum command to install connectors:

yum install cyops-connector-f5-big-ip

For the detailed procedure to install a connector, click here.

 

Configuring the connector

For the procedure to configure a connector, click here.

 

Actions supported by the connector

The following automated operations can be included in playbooks and you can also use the annotations to access operations from FortiSOAR™ release 4.10.0 onwards:

 

Function Description Annotation and Category
Block IP Blocks an IP Address on F5 BIG IP. block_ip
Containment
Unblock IP Unblocks an IP Address on F5 BIG IP. unblock_ip
Remediation

 

Included playbooks

The Sample - F5 BIG IP- 1.0.0 playbook collection comes bundled with the F5 BIG IP connector. This playbook contains steps using which you can perform all supported actions. You can see the bundled playbooks in the Automation > Playbooks section in FortiSOAR™ after importing the F5 BIG IP connector.

 

Note: If you are planning to use any of the sample playbooks in your environment, ensure that you clone those playbooks and move them to a different collection, since the sample playbook collection gets deleted during connector upgrade and delete.

 

 

About the connector

The BIG-IP platform is a smart evolution of Application Delivery Controller (ADC) technology. 

 

This document provides information about the F5 BIG IP connector, which facilitates automated interactions with F5 BIG IP using FortiSOAR™ playbooks. Add the F5 BIG IP connector as a step in FortiSOAR™ playbooks and perform automated operations, such as blocking or unblocking IP addresses on F5 BIG IP.

 

Version information

Connector Version: 1.0.0

Authored By: Fortinet

Certified: No

 

Installing the connector

All connectors provided by FortiSOAR™ are delivered using a FortiSOAR™ repository. Therefore, you must set up your FortiSOAR™ repository and use the yum command to install connectors:

yum install cyops-connector-f5-big-ip

For the detailed procedure to install a connector, click here.

 

Configuring the connector

For the procedure to configure a connector, click here.

 

Actions supported by the connector

The following automated operations can be included in playbooks and you can also use the annotations to access operations from FortiSOAR™ release 4.10.0 onwards:

 

Function Description Annotation and Category
Block IP Blocks an IP Address on F5 BIG IP. block_ip
Containment
Unblock IP Unblocks an IP Address on F5 BIG IP. unblock_ip
Remediation

 

Included playbooks

The Sample - F5 BIG IP- 1.0.0 playbook collection comes bundled with the F5 BIG IP connector. This playbook contains steps using which you can perform all supported actions. You can see the bundled playbooks in the Automation > Playbooks section in FortiSOAR™ after importing the F5 BIG IP connector.

 

Note: If you are planning to use any of the sample playbooks in your environment, ensure that you clone those playbooks and move them to a different collection, since the sample playbook collection gets deleted during connector upgrade and delete.