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Lab 2 – Start Baseline Traffic Generation¶
Task 1 – Create Protected Objects that the baseline traffic will be targeting¶
In the BIG-IP Configuration Utility, open the DoS Protection>>Quick Configuration page and in the Protected Objects section click Create.
Configure a protected object using the following information, and then click Create.
Name Server5 IP Address 10.1.20.15 Port * Protocol All Protocols VLAN Any Protection Settings: Action Log and Mitigate Protection Settings: Silverline Yes (selected) Protection Settings: DDoS Settings IPv4, TCP,
This protected object will be used for Auto-Threshold
Task 2 – Run Scripts to start L4 traffic generation – Good Traffic¶
Putty SSH (use the shortcut) to open a shell to the good client system.
Login as user :
ubuntu. The session is preconfigured to authenticate with a certificate.
Start the auto-threshold baselining script with:
# sudo bash # cd ~/scripts # ./baseline_l4.sh
Ignore the “sudo: unable to resolve host xjumpbox” when you issue the sudo bash command throughout the labs.