Last updated on: 2024-05-21 03:14:07.

F5 BIG-IP Virtual Edition in Microsoft Azure

Deploy a licensed F5® BIG-IP® Virtual Edition (VE) in Microsoft Azure.

System configurations


⠀ ⠀ Document: BIG-IP VE Authentication Considerations


⠀ ⠀ Document: Cloud-Init and BIG-IP VE

Config Sync

⠀ ⠀ Document: BIG-IP VE Single NIC - Config Sync

High Availability

Using F5® BIG-IP® Cloud Failover Extension (CFE)

⠀ ⠀ Document: F5 BIG-IP Cloud Failover Extension (CFE)

⠀ ⠀ GitHub: High Availability - BIG-IP VE Azure ARM template examples v2 (latest)


Currently, CFE does NOT support failing over IPV6 addresses. However, IPV6 route failover is supported.

Testing recommendations


⠀ ⠀ Document: Best practices

Backup, restore, and upgrade

⠀ ⠀ Document: Backup and restore processes

⠀ ⠀ Document: Upgrade BIG-IP Azure VM using an ARM template

Security vulnerabilities

To view recent F5 BIG-IP and F5 BIG-IQ security advisories, visit the MyF5 Document Center, enter “CVE” in the search field, filter your results by Product, and then select the Security Advisory option in the Content Type filter. For the latest list of known and fixed vulnerabilities, sort the CVE results by Date.

Azure Stack

⠀ ⠀ Document: BIG-IP VE Single NIC in Azure Stack

More help with BIG-IP VE

⠀ ⠀ User Guides

⠀ ⠀ Licensing BIG-IP VE

⠀ ⠀ BIG-IP Release Notes

⠀ ⠀ Bug tracker

⠀ ⠀ BIG-IP VE upgrade guide