To deploy the BIG-IQ® Virtual Edition (VE) system on Hyper-V, 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 open the Zip file and extract the virtual hard drive (VHD) file, and save it to the server running with the Hyper-V® role enabled. Next, you configure the virtual machine using Hyper-V Manager and the Settings window.
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.