Manual Chapter : Platform Specifications

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BIG-IP APM

  • 16.0.0, 15.1.0, 15.0.1, 15.0.0, 14.1.2, 14.1.0, 14.0.1, 14.0.0, 13.1.3, 13.1.1, 13.1.0, 12.1.4, 12.1.3

BIG-IP Analytics

  • 16.0.0, 15.1.0, 15.0.1, 15.0.0, 14.1.2, 14.1.0, 14.0.1, 14.0.0, 13.1.3, 13.1.1, 13.1.0, 12.1.4, 12.1.3

BIG-IP LTM

  • 16.0.0, 15.1.0, 15.0.1, 15.0.0, 14.1.2, 14.1.0, 14.0.1, 14.0.0, 13.1.3, 13.1.1, 13.1.0, 12.1.4, 12.1.3

BIG-IP AFM

  • 16.0.0, 15.1.0, 15.0.1, 15.0.0, 14.1.2, 14.1.0, 14.0.1, 14.0.0, 13.1.3, 13.1.1, 13.1.0, 12.1.4, 12.1.3

BIG-IP PEM

  • 16.0.0, 15.1.0, 15.0.1, 15.0.0, 14.1.2, 14.1.0, 14.0.1, 14.0.0, 13.1.3, 13.1.1, 13.1.0, 12.1.4, 12.1.3

BIG-IP DNS

  • 16.0.0, 15.1.0, 15.0.1, 15.0.0, 14.1.2, 14.1.0, 14.0.1, 14.0.0, 13.1.3, 13.1.1, 13.1.0, 12.1.4, 12.1.3

BIG-IP ASM

  • 16.0.0, 15.1.0, 15.0.1, 15.0.0, 14.1.2, 14.1.0, 14.0.1, 14.0.0, 13.1.3, 13.1.1, 13.1.0, 12.1.4, 12.1.3
Manual Chapter

Platform Specifications

General specifications for system features

This table lists general specifications for system features for BIG-IP® iSeries platforms.
Item
Specification
Transceiver modules hot swap
Support for hot swap of optical transceiver modules
Fan tray hot swap
Support for hot swap of the fan tray
Power supply hot swap
Support for hot swap of the power supplies in dual supply systems
Jumbo frames
Support for maximum Ethernet frame size of 9216 bytes and MTU of 9128 bytes
F5®Virtual Clustered Multiprocessing (vCMP®)
Supports provisioning and managing multiple, hosted instances of
F5®
software on a single hardware device
Supported only in platforms running a high performance license (x800).
F5®TurboFlex Profiles
TurboFlex Profiles are groupings of hardware-accelerated (FPGA) features that are associated with a specific use case. TurboFlex Profiles are groupings of hardware-accelerated features that are dependent on module licensing. If
BIG-IP®
LTM® is licensed and provisioned, then the ADC profile is available. If
BIG-IP
AFM is licensed and provisioned, then the Security profile is available. TurboFlex Profiles are supported only in platforms running a high performance license (x800). Also, TurboFlex Profile availability varies depending on the platform series tier. For more information, see
F5 Platforms: TurboFlex Profiles
at
support.f5.com/kb/en-us/products/big-ip_ltm/manuals/product/f5-platform-turboflex-profiles
.

Hardware specifications - i15000 (i15600/i15800) Series

This table lists hardware specifications for i15000 (i15600/i15800) Series platforms.
Item
Specification
Dimensions
H: 3.45 inches (8.76 cm) x W: 17.9 inches (45.47 cm) x D: 30.2 inches (76.71 cm) (per unit) 2U industry standard rack-mount chassis
Weight
76.00 pounds (34.47 kg) with two power supplies (per unit)
  • Quick install rail kit adds 4.5 pounds (2.04 kg).
  • Optional mid-mount rack brackets add 2.5 pounds (1.13 kg).
Processor
2 x 14-Core Intel®Xeon® processor (total 56 hyperthreaded logical processing cores)
Communication interfaces
4 x 100GbE QSFP28 fiber ports


8 x 40GbE QSFP+ fiber ports


1 x 10GbE management port


1 x RJ45 console port


1 x RJ45 failover port


1 x USB 3.0 interface

Storage drive capacity
1 x 1.92 TB solid-state drive (SSD)
RAM
512 GB
AC power supply
2 x 1500 W 100-240 VAC(+/- 10%) AUTO Switching Platinum


2 x NEMA 5-15P power cords

DC power supply
2 x 1500W DC


Operating range: 44-72 VDC


Minimum start up voltage: 40 VDC

Power supply will not start below 40 VDC.
Specifications are subject to change without notification.

Hardware specifications - i15000N (i15800-N)

This table lists hardware specifications for i15000N (i15800-N) platforms.
Item
Specification
Dimensions
H: 3.45 inches (8.76 cm) x W: 17.9 inches (45.47 cm) x D: 30.2 inches (76.71 cm) (per unit) 2U industry standard rack-mount chassis
Weight
76.00 pounds (34.47 kg) with two power supplies (per unit)
  • Quick install rail kit adds 4.5 pounds (2.04 kg).
  • Optional mid-mount rack brackets add 2.5 pounds (1.13 kg).
Processor
2 x 14-Core Intel®Xeon® processor (total 56 hyperthreaded logical processing cores)
Communication interfaces
4 x 100GbE QSFP28 fiber ports


8 x 40GbE QSFP+ fiber ports


1 x 10GbE management port


1 x RJ45 console port


1 x RJ45 failover port


1 x USB 3.0 interface

Storage drive capacity
1 x 1.92 TB solid-state drive (SSD)
AC power supply
2 x 1500 W 100-240 VAC(+/- 10%) AUTO Switching Platinum


2 x NEMA 5-15P power cords

DC power supply
2 x 1500W DC


Operating range: 44-72 VDC


Minimum start up voltage: 40 VDC

Power supply will not start below 40 VDC.
Specifications are subject to change without notification.

Power specifications - i15000/i15000N (i15600/i15800/i15800-N) Series

This table lists power specifications for i15000/i15000N (i15600/i15800/i15800-N) Series platforms.
Item
Single power supply
Dual power supply
Idle power draw (AC power)
110VAC input: 640W


220VAC input: 630W

110VAC input: 655W


220VAC input: 645W

Idle power draw (DC power)
48VDC input: 635W
48VDC input: 650W
Typical power draw (AC power; 50% load; temp 25°C)
110VAC input: 870W


220VAC input: 850W

110VAC input: 885W


220VAC input: 875W

Typical power draw (DC power; 50% load; temp 25°C)
48VDC input: 880W
48VDC input: 875W
Maximum power draw (AC power)
110VAC input: 1100W


220VAC input: 1065W

110VAC input: 1110W


220VAC input: 1100W

Maximum power draw (DC power)
48VDC input: 1120W
48VDC input: 1100W
Typical heat generated (AC power)
110VAC input: 2970 BTU/hour


220VAC input: 2905 BTU/hour

110VAC input: 3020 BTU/hour


220VAC input: 2990 BTU/hour

Typical heat generated (DC power)
48VDC input: 3005 BTU/hour
48VDC input: 2990 BTU/hour
Maximum heat generated (AC power)
3755 BTU/hour
3790 BTU/hour
Maximum heat generated (DC power)
3825 BTU/hour
3755 BTU/hour
Specifications are subject to change without notification.

Environmental operating specifications

This table lists platform environmental operating specifications.
NEBS platforms meet NEBS environmental requirements per GR-63-CORE, with exceptions noted under "Guidelines for NEBS platforms."
Item
Specification
Operational temperature
32 to 104°F (0 to 40°C)
Operational relative humidity
5% to 85% (40°C) non-condensing


Up to 93% (40°C) non-condensing for a maximum of 96 hours

Non-operational temperature
-40 to 158°F (-40 to 70°C)
Non-operational relative humidity
5% to 93% (40°C) non-condensing

Safety requirements

This equipment complies with these requirements of the Low Voltage Directive 2014/35/EU:
EC Type Examination Certificates: Master Contract 252302
CB Scheme
EN 60950-1:2006+A11:2009+A1:2010+A12:2011+A2:2013
IEC 60950-1:2005, A1:2009+A2:2013
CSA 60950-1-07, Including A1:2011+A2:2014
ANSI/UL 60950-1-2014

EMC requirements

USA--FCC Class A, Canada--Industry Canada Class A

This equipment complies with Part 15 of FCC Rules. Operation is subject to these two conditions:
  1. This equipment may not cause harmful interference.
  2. This device must accept any interference received, including interference that may cause undesired operation.

European Union

This equipment complies with these requirements of the EMC Directive 2014/30/EU:
As Telecommunication Network Equipment (TNE) in Both Telecom Centers and Other than Telecom Centers per (as applicable):
ETSI EN 300 386 V1.6.1 (2012)
EN 55032:2012/AC:2013
EN 61000-3-2:2014
EN 61000-3-3:2013
As Information Technology Equipment (ITE) Class A per (as applicable):
EN 55024:2010
EN 55032:2012/AC:2013
EN 61000-3-2:2014
EN 61000-3-3:2013

Acoustic and altitude specifications

This table lists acoustic levels and operational altitude specifications for iSeries platforms.
Specification type
Detail
Value
Notes
Acoustic
Sound power
77
dBA
A-weighted Sound Power at 27°C full system load.
Altitude
Operational
6,000 Feet
Per Telcordia GR-63-CORE, section 4.1.3: This unit is functional when installed at elevations between 60m (197 feet) below sea level and 1800m (6000 feet) above sea level at the aisle ambient temperatures of 40°C.
NEBS-certified platforms conform to NEBS specifications above 6000 feet.
Non-operational
40,000 Feet

Airflow specifications

This table lists airflow movement specifications for BIG-IP® iSeries platforms.
Fan tray airflow measurements are taken at 100% duty cycle and in open air.
Platform
Value (max)
i15000
300.8 CFM