API protection profiles are used to secure and authenticate API calls. You can view and manage the API protection profiles from BIG-IQ.
Create and configure API protection profiles on the source BIG-IP device before discovering, importing and deploying them to target devices in an Access group from BIG-IQ. If you make changes on the BIG-IP system, re-import the device to the BIG-IQ environment.
API protection is available in BIG-IQ for Access Groups containing devices running BIG-IP version 14.1 and later.
To learn more about creating API Protection profiles on your managed BIG-IP devices, read the BIG-IP APM documentation on support.f5.com.