To ensure that guest administrators can access an isolated guest and manage the BIG-IP® software within the guest, you must create the isolated guest with Appliance mode disabled, perform some additional tasks, and then modify the guest to enable Appliance mode. These additional tasks are:
After performing these tasks, administrators for an isolated guest are restricted to using either the BIG-IP® Configuration utility or tmsh to manage BIG-IP modules within the guest (when port lockdown settings on the self IP address allow such traffic).
You use this task to prepare an isolated guest to operate in Appliance mode. Specifically, you use this task to:
You perform this task by accessing the guest from the vCMP® host.
You use this task to enable Appliance mode on an existing guest that is isolated from the management network.