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Release Note: BIG-IP Edge Gateway version 10.2.1
Release Note

Original Publication Date: 12/20/2010

Summary:

This release note documents the version 10.2.1 release of BIG-IP® Edge Gateway™. To review product description information, refer to Product description. For information about installing the software, refer to the BIG-IP® Systems: Getting Started Guide.

Contents:

- User documentation for this release
- Minimum system requirements and supported browsers
- Supported platforms
- Product description
- Contacting F5 Networks

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User documentation for this release

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, https://support.f5.com.

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Minimum system requirements and supported browsers

The minimum system requirements for this release are:

  • System hard drive
  • 1.5 GB RAM

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:

  • Microsoft® Internet Explorer®, version 6.0x, and version 7.0x
  • Mozilla® Firefox®, version 3.0x

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.

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Supported platforms

This release supports the following platforms:

  • BIG-IP 1600 (C102)
  • BIG-IP 3600 (C103)
  • BIG-IP 3900 (C106)
  • BIG-IP 6900 (D104)
  • BIG-IP 8900 (D106)

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.

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Product description

Edge Gateway platform

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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Contacting F5 Networks

  Phone: (206) 272-6888
Fax: (206) 272-6802
Web: https://support.f5.com
Email: support@f5.com

For additional information, please visit https://www.f5.com


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