BIG-IP VE in Google Cloud

System configurations

Cloud-init

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

Networking configurations

Single NIC

⠀ ⠀ Document: Single NIC config sync

Multiple NICs

Use the following standalone templates on existing stacks:

⠀ ⠀ GitHub: Google Cloud Deployment Manager (GDM) for 2-NIC

⠀ ⠀ GitHub: Google Cloud Deployment Manager (GDM) for 3-NIC

NIC management

⠀ ⠀ Document: Change the NIC used for BIG-IP VE management

Routing configurations

⠀ ⠀ Document: Routes in Google Cloud Platform

Deployment configurations

High Availability

Use the following templates on existing stacks:

⠀ ⠀ GitHub: GDMs: Failover on the same network using an API

⠀ ⠀ GitHub: GDMs: Failover on the same network using a load balancer

Note

Currently, IPv6 does NOT support failover.

Testing recommendations

Performance

⠀ ⠀ Document: Best practices

Backup, restore, and upgrade

⠀ ⠀ Document: Backup and restore processes

⠀ ⠀ Document: Upgrade a BIG-IP GCP VM using Terraform

Security vulnerabilities

Visit the F5 Security Center for complete F5 BIG-IP and F5 BIG-IQ security information. For the latest list of known and fixed vulnerabilities related to versions of BIG-IP VE and BIG-IQ, visit the F5 Documentation Center and select the Security Advisory document type to narrow the search results.

More help with BIG-IP VE

⠀ ⠀ Licensing BIG-IP VE

⠀ ⠀ Release notes

⠀ ⠀ Bug tracker

⠀ ⠀ F5 BIG-IP Image Generator Tool

⠀ ⠀ BIG-IP VE Supported Platforms