Since the release of Config Backup for F5 3.0 back in June, I have been working on the latest version, 3.1. The new version will deliver some great new features.
Active Directory Authentication
No longer will a user of the Config Backup program need to maintain separate credentials. AD auth has been added into the web UI.
Role Based Access Control
Want someone outside your group to have read only access to view certificate expiration? Want to give someone access to manage devices in the backup system without giving them access to system settings? This is some of what RBAC offers.
RBAC roles can be given to local users or different AD groups –
Certificate Expiration Reports via Email
One of the primary motivations for me to start the Config Backup program was to have a single source for reporting certificate expiration. The previous version brought a list of certs by expiration date to the web UI. In this version certificate reports via email have been added.
A certificate email report will look something like this –
Here are the settings for cert reports –
With the development for this version wrapped up, the build, testing and documentation is in progress. A beta centos install package is available on the files section of the Sourceforge page. The new install packages and appliance will be available in 1-2 weeks with upgrade packages by month end.