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BIG-IQ Virtual Edition (VE) is a version of the BIG-IQ system that runs as a virtual machine in specifically-supported hypervisors. BIG-IQ VE emulates a hardware-based BIG-IQ system running a VE-compatible version of BIG-IQ software.
Each time there is a new release of BIG-IQ Virtual Edition (VE) software, it includes support for additional hypervisor management products. The Virtual Edition and Supported Hypervisors Matrix on the AskF5 website, http://support.f5.com, details which hypervisors are supported for each release.
The XenServer virtual machine guest environment for the BIG-IQ Virtual Edition (VE), at minimum, must include:
There are also some maximum configuration limits to consider for deploying a BIG-IQ VE virtual machine, such as: