After you license and perform the initial configuration for the iWorkflow™ system, you can discover BIG-IP®
devices running supported versions.
Note: For the most current list of
compatible versions, refer to the F5 iWorkflow compatibility matrix
(K11198324) on support.f5.com.
discovery to succeed, you must configure the iWorkflow system with a route to each
F5 device that you want to manage. If you do not specify the required network
communication route between the devices, then device discovery fails.
Important: The iWorkflow system will attempt discovery of BIG-IP devices
running versions other than those noted (above) as fully supported. Discovering
unsupported devices is not recommended.
Important: If you are configuring an integration with a BIG-IP guest, use
the Discovering a BIG-IP guest task instead of this one.
Important: A vCMP® host cannot be discovered using the
Device panel. To manage a vCMP host, you must create a vCMP Cloud connector.
Important: In this release of iWorkflow, guests in a VIPRION® cluster cannot be discovered using the Device panel.
Discovering BIG-IP devices is the first step to managing them.
Important: When you discover a device, iWorkflow software installs components
on the device. The installation process can cause the traffic management interface
(TMM) on the BIG-IP device to restart. Therefore, before discovering a device,
verify that no critical network traffic is targeted to the BIG-IP device.
The iWorkflow system populates the properties of the device that you added in the