To deploy the BIG-IQ® Virtual Edition (VE) system on KVM, you perform these tasks:
To successfully deploy and run the BIG-IQ® VE system, the host system must satisfy minimum requirements.
The host system must include these elements:
The first steps in deploying BIG-IQ® VE are to download the Zip file and then extract the .qcow2 file, and save it to the KVM server. Next, you configure the virtual machine using Virtual Machine Manager.
The BIG-IQ file package creates a 95GB disk footprint at installation.
The Data Collection Device file package creates a 500GB disk footprint at installation.
There are two default accounts used for initial configuration and setup:
You should change passwords for both accounts before bringing a system into production.
If no IP address was assigned, you can assign one by using the BIG-IQConfiguration utility.
You can use a hypervisor generic statement, such as tmsh list sys management-ip to confirm that the management IP address has been properly assigned.