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.
There are specific requirements for the host system to run successfully on the BIG-IP VE system.
To successfully deploy and run the BIG-IP VE system, the host system requires:
The first steps in deploying BIG-IP Virtual Edition (VE) are to download and extract the Zip file to your local system. Next, you can run the Deploy OVF Template wizard from within the VMware vSphere™ Client. Note that the Zip file contains a virtual disk image based on an Open Virtual Format (OVF) template. Follow the steps in this procedure to create an instance of the BIG-IP system that runs as a virtual machine on the host system.