Here is an overview of your first steps for setting up an Access Policy Manager® (APM®) configuration once, and then being able to deploy that configuration from the BIG-IQ® system to other BIG-IP® devices.
Step 1. Add the BIG-IP device to the inventory list on the BIG-IQ system. You enter the IP address and credentials of the BIG-IP device you're adding, and associate it with a cluster (if applicable).
Step 2. Manage the APM configuration by adding to the existing Access Group or creating a new Access Group.
After you add devices to the BIG-IQ® system and discover them, you can create an Access group in either of two ways. Use whichever you prefer, based on your requirements.
Before you can add BIG-IP® devices to the BIG-IQ® inventory: