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New Features in this Version

Tenants

BIG-IP Tenants

This release supports tenants running BIG-IP. For more information about compatibility and supported tenants, see the
VELOS platforms
section of K9476: The F5 hardware/software compatibility matrix.

BIG-IP Next Tenants

This release supports tenants running BIG-IP Next, the next-generation suite of application delivery and security software. For more information about which tenants are supported on VELOS platforms, see K4309: F5 platform lifecycle support policy. For more information about the BIG-IP Next tenant, see the F5 Beta portal.

Software

System webUI enhancements

  • The system controller and chassis partition webUIs can now display a Login Banner message and a Message of the Day (MOTD).
  • This release enables you to configure chassis partition volume sizes from the system controller webUI.
  • The chassis partition webUI now displays the current speed of the configured LAG members, in addition to the aggregated speed.
  • This release enables you to download F5 SNMP MIB files from the system controller or chassis partition webUI.
  • The system controller and chassis partition webUIs now have new Diagnostics menus, providing iHealth configuration and system reports.
  • From the new Diagnostics menus in the system controller and chassis partition webUI, you can now configure a web proxy for submitting QKView files to iHealth.

CLI enhancements

  • The chassis partition CLI will now display a system health summary.
  • This release enables you to configure a web proxy for submitting QKView files to iHealth from the system controller or chassis partition CLI.
  • This release supports GTP-U, IPSec, GRE, VXLAN, NVGRE, and GENEVE for features enabled in BIG-IP v15.1.8.