Updated Date: 02/21/2010
The following user documentation is relevant to this release.
In addition, you can find getting started procedures and associated module-specific configuration information in the following documentation.
You can find the product documentation and the solutions database in the AskF5 Knowledge Base, http://support.f5.com.
The minimum system requirements for this release are:
Note: You cannot run this software on a CompactFlash® media drive; you must use the system's hard drive.
You can work with the BIG-IP system Configuration utility using the following browsers:
Note that we recommend that you leave the browser cache options at the default settings, and disable popup blockers and other browser add-ons or plug-ins.
This release supports the following platforms:
If you are unsure which platform you have, look at the sticker on the back of the unit to find the platform number.
Note: The hardware and software for each unit in a redundant system configuration must match.
The BIG-IP® Edge Gateway™ platform provides next generation remote access to applications tailored for the network edge. Edge Gateway is supported on the 1600, 3600, 3900, 6900, and 8900 hardware platforms. The Edge Gateway product combines the following services: WAN optimization, web acceleration, and access policy control. This combination provides secure, accelerated remote access to networks and applications. Features include unified access to remote, wireless, corporate and branch LAN users, a visual policy editor for creating access policies, endpoint security checking, credential caching for single-sign on, BIG-IP Edge Client™ for auto-connection to networks, applications and data, application caching, compression, asymmetric and symmetric network and application acceleration, data de-duplication, and Common Internet File System (CIFS) and Messaging Application Programming Interface (MAPI) acceleration.
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