To successfully deploy and run the BIG-IP® VE system, the host system must satisfy minimum requirements.
The host system must include:
If SR-IOV support is required, additional drivers and configuration steps are required, consult your Community Xen documentation for detail.
To deploy the BIG-IP® Virtual Edition (VE) system on Linux® Community Xen®, 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 primary task in deploying BIG-IP® VE on the open source Community Xen environment is creating and executing a configuration file that sets up most of what you need to get up and running.