If your network has DHCP, an IP address is
automatically assigned to BIG-IP®
VE during deployment. You
can use this address to access the BIG-IP VE Configuration utility or tmsh
If no IP address was assigned, you can assign one by using the
Configuration utility tool.
At the login prompt, type root.
At the password prompt, type default.
Type config and press Enter.
The F5 Management Port Setup screen opens.
If you want DHCP to automatically assign an address for the management port,
select Yes. Otherwise, select No
and follow the instructions for manually assigning an IP address and netmask for
the management port.
You can use a hypervisor generic statement, such as tmsh show sys
management-ip to confirm that the management IP address has been
You can now log into the BIG-IP VE
Config utility, and license and provision BIG-IP VE.