Before creating a virtual server, verify that you have created the pool to which you
want this virtual server to send traffic.
When you create a virtual server, you specify a destination IP address and service
port. All other settings on the virtual server have default values. You can change the
default values of any settings to suit your needs.
On the Main tab, click
The Virtual Server List screen opens.
Click the Create button.
The New Virtual Server screen opens.
In the Name field, type a unique name for the virtual
In the Type field, verify that Standard is
In the Destination Address field, type the IP address in
The supported format is address/prefix, where the prefix length is in bits.
For example, an IPv4 address/prefix is 10.0.0.1
, and an IPv6 address/prefix is
. When you use an IPv4
address without specifying a prefix, the BIG-IP®
automatically uses a /32
Note: The IP
address for this field needs to be on the same subnet as the external
In the Service Port field, type a port number or select
a service name from the Service Port list.
Retain the default values for all other settings.
From the Default Pool list, choose the pool you created.
After performing this task, you have a virtual server that listens for application
traffic and acts according to the values configured within the virtual server.