Manual Chapter : Groups: Common Elements

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BIG-IQ Centralized Management

  • 7.1.0
Manual Chapter

Groups: Common Elements

  1. On the left, click
    DEVICE GROUPS
    .
  2. Click the
    Add Group
    button.
  3. In the
    Name
    field, type the name you want to use to identify this group.
    You can change this name at any time, after you save this group.
  4. In the
    Description
    field, type a description for this group.
    For example,
    BIG-IP devices located in Seattle
    .
    You can change this description at any time, after you save this group.
  5. For the
    Group Type
    setting, select
    Static
    .
  6. From the
    Parent Group
    list, select the source for the group you are creating.
  7. For the
    Available in Services
    setting, select the services licensed for this device.
    If this BIG-IP device is licensed for services you are not managing, you can reduce the number of devices displayed in the BIG-IP inventory by selecting the check box next to only the services you manage. If you are managing all aspects of BIG-IQ, select the check box next to each service running on this BIG-IP device.
  8. For the
    Group Type
    setting, select
    Dynamic Group
    .
  9. For the
    Parent Group
    setting, select the static group on which you want to query for results.
  10. From the
    Hostname
    list, select the device you want included in this group.
    To add additional devices, click the
    +
    sign and select a device from the new list that is displayed.
  11. From the
    Available
    list, select the BIG-IP device(s) you want to add to this group.
    You can filter on specific groups by selecting a group from the list.
  12. In the
    Search Filter
    field, type a term on which you want to filter the group.