Manual Chapter : CE file - recreate access groups for devices running APM and rediscovering and reimporting other services

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BIG-IQ Centralized Management

  • 7.0.0
Manual Chapter

CE file - recreate access groups for devices running APM and rediscovering and reimporting other services

After you upgrade F5 BIG-IQ Centralized Management to the latest version, you must recreate the access groups running the APM service.
Recreate the access groups so you can start using the new BIG-IQ features introduced in this release, for the devices in those groups.
  1. Click the name of the access group.
  2. Select the check box next to each access group and click the
    Remove
    button.
  3. Click the
    Create
    button.
  4. Type a name for this access group in the
    Name
    field, and select the device you want to import the configuration from the
    Device
    list.
  5. Click the
    Create
    button at the bottom of the screen.
  6. Click the name of the access group you added.
  7. Click the
    Add Device
    button.
  8. From the
    Device
    list, select a device to add to this access group.
    The first device you add to the access group must be the one with the configuration you want to deploy to the rest of the devices in this group.
  9. Click the
    Add
    button at the bottom of the screen.
  10. Select the check box next to the device with the configuration you want to deploy to the rest of the devices in this group.
  11. Select
    Shared Access Group and Device Specific configuration
    and click the
    Reimport
    button at the bottom of the screen.
  12. If the differences window displays for the LTM service, select
    USE_BIGIP
    and click the
    Resolve
    button.
  13. If the differences window displays for the APM service, click the
    Accept
    button.
  14. Log in to the
    downloads.f5.com
    site, click the
    Find a Download
    button, and click BIG-IQ
    Centralized Management
    .
  15. Click the
    v6.1.0
    link.
  16. Review the End User Software License agreement and click the
    I Accept
    button to accept the terms.
    The Select a Download screen opens.
  17. Click the
    bulkDiscovery.zip
    file name, and unzip it on your local system.
  18. Log in to the BIG-IQ system as the root user and upload the script to BIG-IQ.
  19. Log in to the BIG-IQ system as the root user and upload the script.
  20. Enable executable permissions, by typing:
    chmod +x ./bulkDiscovery.pl
    To access help for this script, type
    ./bulkDiscovery.pl -h
  21. Export the IP addresses for the BIG-IP devices in your network to a CSV file using the
    bulkDiscovery
    script.
    To run this script, type:
    ./bulkDiscovery.pl -c masterDeviceList.csv -m -o
  22. Perform these steps for the rest of your managed devices.
You can now start managing your BIG-IP devices using the latest version of BIG-IQ Centralized Management.