To deploy the BIG-IP® Virtual Edition (VE) system on a Microsoft® Hyper-V®, 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.
To successfully deploy and run the BIG-IP® VE system, the host system must satisfy minimum requirements.
The host system must include:
The first steps in deploying BIG-IP® VE are to download the Zip file and extract the virtual hard drive (VHD) file, and save it to the server running Microsoft® Windows Server® 2008 R2 or 2012 with the Hyper-V® role enabled. Next, you configure the virtual machine using Hyper-V Manager and the Settings window.