F5 Automation Sandbox


The F5 Automation Sandbox project provides our customers with a is a self learning evironment to get familiar with Automation for F5. Users can use this evironment to try automation solutions, build demos and proof of concepts. Using the templates provided in this project, users will be able to try various real world scenarios.

The current version of the F5 Automation sandbox has 2 main components:

  1. F5/Ansible provisioner
  2. Ansible Automation use-cases

More documentation for each component avaialble in the individual component pages.


Before you get started, here are some minimum requirements to start using this project:

  • Knowledge on using Unix environments
  • Knowledge on how to run docker containers
  • Some knowledge or familiarity with F5 BIG-IP
  • An AWS account and the knowledge to operate it
  • Ability to spin up resources in AWS (w.r.t. cost, access etc.).

Filing Issues and Getting Help

If you come across a bug or other issue when using this project use GitHub Issues to submit an issue for our team. You can also see the current known issues on that page, which are tagged with a purple Known Issue label.

License and Warranty

This software is supplied under the MIT license, strictly for testing purposes, and with absolutely no warranty whatsoever. Please see the LICESNSE.txt file for details.

F5 Networks Contributor License Agreement

Before you start contributing to any project sponsored by F5 Networks, Inc. (F5) on GitHub, you will need to sign a Contributor License Agreement (CLA).

If you are signing as an individual, we recommend that you talk to your employer (if applicable) before signing the CLA since some employment agreements may have restrictions on your contributions to other projects. Otherwise by submitting a CLA you represent that you are legally entitled to grant the licenses recited therein.

If your employer has rights to intellectual property that you create, such as your contributions, you represent that you have received permission to make contributions on behalf of that employer, that your employer has waived such rights for your contributions, or that your employer has executed a separate CLA with F5.

If you are signing on behalf of a company, you represent that you are legally entitled to grant the license recited therein. You represent further that each employee of the entity that submits contributions is authorized to submit such contributions on behalf of the entity pursuant to the CLA.

Now that you are familiar with the prerequisites of the project, click Next to get started with the Provisioner.