To successfully deploy and run the BIG-IP VE system, the host system must satisfy minimum requirements.
The host system must include:
The hypervisor memory requirement depends on the number of licensed TMM cores. The table describes these requirements.
|Number of Cores||Memory Required|
To deploy the BIG-IP Virtual Edition (VE) system on Citrix® XenServer®, you need to perform these tasks:
After you complete these tasks, you can log in to the BIG-IP VE system and run the Setup utility. Using the Setup utility, you can perform basic network configuration tasks, such as assigning VLANs to interfaces.
The first step in deploying BIG-IP Virtual Edition (VE) is to download the OVA file to your local system. Next, you can run the Deploy OVF Template wizard from within the XenServer XenCenter client. Follow the steps in this procedure to create an instance of the BIG-IP system that runs as a virtual machine on the host system.