Manual Chapter : What do I do After I Deploy Everything?

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BIG-IQ Centralized Management

  • 7.1.0
Manual Chapter

What do I do After I Deploy Everything?

What do I do after I deploy the BIG-IQ?

After you have licensed the BIG-IQ, you have a couple of options.
  • If you plan to use the BIG-IQ only as a license server, refer to
    License Management
    in the
    Managing BIG-IP Devices from BIG-IQ
    guide on
    support.f5.com
    .
  • If you plan to use the BIG-IQ to manage devices, the BIG-IQ needs to discover those devices. To learn about how to do that, refer to
    How do I start managing BIG-IP devices from BIG-IQ?
    in the
    Managing BIG-IP Devices from BIG-IQ
    guide on
    support.f5.com
    .

What do I do after I deploy the DCD?

After you license the data collection device, you have a couple of options.
  • To use the BIG-IQ to manage applications in the cloud, use the end to end workflow that best matches you requirements:
    • Managing Applications in an Auto-Scaled AWS Cloud from BIG-IQ
      on
      support.f5.com
    • Managing Applications in an Auto-Scaled Azure Cloud from BIG-IQ
      on
      support.f5.com
    • Managing Applications in an Auto-Scaled VMware Environment from BIG-IQ
      on
      support.f5.com
  • To use BIG-IQ analytics to maintain your device health, refer to
    How do I start managing BIG-IP devices from BIG-IQ?
    in the
    Managing BIG-IP Devices from BIG-IQ
    guide on
    support.f5.com
    .
  • To use the BIG-IQ to manage alerts and events generated by your devices, the best place to get started is to take a look at the additional documentation for the services that generate those alerts or events. For details, refer to that service-specific content.
For these modules
Refer to this content
APM
F5 BIG-IQ Centralized Management: Access
DNS
F5 BIG-IQ Centralized Management: DNS Management
FPS
F5 BIG-IQ Centralized Management: Fraud Protection Service
IPsec
F5 BIG-IQ Centralized Management: Local Traffic & Network Implementations
AFM or ASM
F5 BIG-IQ Centralized Management: Security