The most common use for the BIG-IP® system is distributing traffic across an array of web servers that host standard web traffic, including eCommerce traffic. The following illustration shows a configuration where a BIG-IP system load balances two sites: www.siterequest.com and store.siterequest.com. The www.siterequest.com site provides standard web content, and the store.siterequest.com site is the e-commerce site that sells items to www.siterequest.com customers.
You can implement a basic configuration for load balancing application traffic to a web site, as well as load balancing secure traffic to an eCommerce site.
Before you use this implementation: