Manual Chapter : Enable AFM auto discovery of services

Applies To:

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  • 15.0.1, 15.0.0
Manual Chapter

Enable AFM auto discovery of services

To allow auto discovery, a protected object must either have the Service Port option set to *All Ports, or have more than one Destination Address with a specific Service Port: for example, port 80
You can enable AFM service auto discovery on a protected object, allowing you to view, promote, and secure connections being processed by the BIG-IP system.
  1. On the Main tab, click
    Dos Protection
    Protected Objects
  2. Click a protected object under the Name column.
    The protected object Properties opens on the right side of the page.
  3. Check the
    Auto Discover Contained Services
    check box.
  4. Click
    at the bottom of the page.
You have enabled auto discovery of services on a protected object.
You can promote a discovered service to protected object status and apply a protection profile.