Manual Chapter : Creating a virtual server

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Creating a virtual server

You can create a virtual server on the BIG-IP system, where clients send application requests. The virtual server manages the network resources for the web application that you are securing with a security policy.
  1. On the Main tab, click
    Local Traffic
    Virtual Servers
    .
    The Virtual Server List screen opens.
  2. Click
    Create
    .
    The New Virtual Server screen opens.
  3. In the
    Name
    field, type a unique name for the virtual server.
  4. In the
    Destination Address/Mask
    field, type an address, as appropriate for your network.
    The supported format is address/prefix, where the prefix length is in bits. For example, an IPv4 address/prefix is
    10.0.0.1
    or
    10.0.0.0/24
    , and an IPv6 address/prefix is
    ffe1::0020/64
    or
    2001:ed8:77b5:2:10:10:100:42/64
    . When you use an IPv4 address without specifying a prefix, the BIG-IP system automatically uses a
    /32
    prefix.
  5. In the
    Service Port
    field, type
    80
    , or select
    HTTP
    from the list.
  6. From the
    HTTP Profile
    list:
    1. If you previously created an HTTP profile, then select the profile you created.
    2. Otherwise, select
      http
      .
  7. From the
    Source Address Translation
    list, select the appropriate translation.
  8. From the
    Default Pool
    list, select the pool that is configured for the application server.
  9. Click
    Finished
    .