Introduced : BIG-IP_v9.0
This method has been deprecated, due to the change in pool member key definitions. Please use create_v2. Creates a new pool.


    in String [] pool_names,
    in LBMethod [] lb_methods,
    in Common__IPPortDefinition [] [] members


Parameter Type Description
pool_names String [] The names of the pools.
lb_methods LBMethod [] The load balancing methods to use for the pools.
members IPPortDefinition [] [] The lists of initial members of the pools.

Return Type

Type Description


Exception Description
Common::AccessDenied Raised if the client credentials are not valid.
Common::InvalidArgument Raised if one of the arguments is invalid.
Common::OperationFailed Raised if an operation error occurs.

See Also


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Sample Code

  • Java Object Ltm Pool - This Java class will wrap the iControl LTM Pool interface to make it look like an object.
  • Perl Create Pool - This perl sample will illustrate how to query a list of pools and pool members or create a new pool with a specified list of members.
  • PowerShell App Automation - This is a Powershell iControl Sample illustrating how to automate the process of application pools and monitors for a given Application name and version.
  • Ps Provision VE For Local Dev - This PowerShell script will illustrate how to deploy an application.

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