Lab 3.1: BIG-IQ Configuration Management (CM)


Estimated time to complete: 15 minutes

Lab environment access

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This lab has steps to reset the BIG-IQ CM and DCD to its factory configuration. Plan accordinly if you need to run other classes/labs (this one should be the last one).

  1. Reset both BIG-IQ CM and DCD Execute the bash script

    cd /home/f5/f5-ansible-bigiq-onboarding

    The script will do in this order:

    1. Delete existing applications (BIG-IQ and AS3)
    2. Execute the clear-rest-storage -d command on both BIG-IQ CM and DCD
  2. Login to BIG-IQ UI with the default passwords (admin/admin) and go through the setup wizard:

Use for hostname, for self-ip, for NTP server and Thisisthemasterkey#1234 for master key.