This tutorial covers how to upload a single file that contains the commands for a single device. This tutorial refers to an example file that can be downloaded from the download page. The iRule file format is an XML file that can be edited from any text editor.
You can edit the file using any text editor. If you are on a PC we suggest using the Microsoft XML Notepad 2007 editor. You can download the XML editor from here.
Download the example iRule Device XML file from downloads page. Open the iRule Device example file in a text or XML editor.
Open example Device XML file.
The header information defines the Device characteristics and must be edited to describe the Device.
Each Device can contain four types of codes: Gloabl Cache, Hex, Network and Database Codes. Each code type has specific formatting and should be used depending on the requirements of the Device to be controlled. You will need to edit the codes and enter the name of the command and the actual command.
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