The BIG-IP Link Controller provides a variety of methods for managing the traffic flowing in and out of a network. In order to integrate Link Controller into your network to manage traffic, you must complete a specific set of tasks for the capabilities of Link Controller to be available to you.
The following illustration shows a network for configuring the Link Controller system to manage Internet traffic on two connections using two different Internet service providers (ISPs).
Before you configure Link Controller on a BIG-IP device, make sure you complete the following:
Use the tasks in this implementation to integrate BIG-IP Link Controller into your network. After completed, you can configure a variety of methods for managing the traffic flowing in and out of a network, including cost-based and bandwidth load balancing.