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Archived Manual: BIG-IP Cache Controller Guide, version 3.3
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Original Publication Date: 09/26/2007

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Introduction

Getting started

Choosing a solution
Choosing a configuration tool

Using the Administrator Kit

Stylistic conventions
Finding additional help and technical support resources

What's new in version 3.3

BIG-IP e-Commerce Controller
BIG-IP Cache Controller
Performance enhancements

Learning more about the BIG-IP Controller product family

Configuring Local Server Acceleration

Introducing local server acceleration

Maximizing memory or processing power
Using the configuration diagram

Configuration tasks

Creating pools

Creating a pool for the cache servers
Creating a pool for the origin server
Creating a pool for hot content

Creating a cache control rule

Cacheable content expression
Content demand status

Creating a virtual server

Configuring for intelligent cache population

Configuring a SNAT
Configuring interfaces

Configuring Remote Server Acceleration

Introducing remote server acceleration

Maximizing memory or processing power
Using the configuration diagram

Configuration tasks

Creating pools

Creating a pool for the cache servers
Creating a pool for the origin server
Creating a pool for hot content

Creating a cache control rule

Cacheable content expression
Content demand status

Creating a virtual server

Configuring for intelligent cache population

Configuring a SNAT
Configuring interfaces
Marking the origin server node as remote

Configuring Forward Proxy Caching

Introducing forward proxy caching

Maximizing memory or processing power
Using the configuration diagram

Configuration tasks

Creating pools

Creating a pool for the cache servers
Creating a pool for the origin server
Creating a pool for hot content

Creating a cache control rule

Cacheable content expression
Content demand status

Creating a virtual server

Essential Configuration Tasks

Determing which configuration tasks to do

Basic configuration tasks
Optional configuration tasks

Configuring a pool

Configuring virtual servers

Using standard or wildcard virtual servers
Using additional features with virtual servers
Defining standard virtual servers
Defining wildcard virtual servers

Allowing access to ports and services

Configuring the timer settings

Setting the node ping timer
Setting the timer for reaping idle connections
Setting the service check timer
Service checking for wildcard servers and ports

Changing the global load balancing mode

Using Ratio mode

Configuring NATs and IP forwarding for nodes

Defining a standard network address translation (NAT)
Defining a secure network address translation (SNAT)
Setting up IP forwarding

Configuring Extended Content Verification service checking

ECV service check properties
Writing regular expressions for ECV service checks
Setting up ECV service checks using the Configuration utility
Manually configuring and testing the /etc/bigd.conf file

Configuring and synchronizing redundant systems

Preparing to use the synchronization command
Synchronizing configurations between controllers
Configuring fail-safe settings

Glossary