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BIG-IP Virtual Edition (VE) is a version of the BIG-IP system that runs as a virtual machine. Supported modules include Local Traffic Manager, BIG-IP DNS, Application Security Manager, Access Policy Manager, Application Acceleration Manager, Policy Enforcement Manager, Application Firewall Manager, and Analytics. BIG-IP VE includes all features of device-based BIG-IP modules running on standard BIG-IP TMOS, except as noted in release notes and product documentation.
- Supported platforms
- User documentation for this release
- BIG-IQ – BIG-IP compatibility
- Maintenance release fixes, behavior changes, and known issues
- New in 12.1.1
- Contacting F5 Networks
- Legal notices
This version of the software is supported in the following configurations. For a list of VE hypervisor support, see the Virtual Edition and Supported Hypervisors Matrix
Memory: 12 GB or more
All licensable module-combinations may be run on BIG-IP Virtual Edition (VE) guests provisioned with 12 GB or more of memory.
Memory: 8 GB
The following guidelines apply to VE guests configured with 8 GB of memory.
- No more than three modules should be provisioned together.
Memory: Less than 8 GB and more than 4 GB
The following guidelines apply to VE guests provisioned with less than 8 GB and more than 4 GB of memory.
- No more than three modules (not including AAM) should be provisioned together.
- Application Acceleration Manager (AAM) cannot be provisioned with any other module; AAM can only be provisioned standalone.
Memory: 4 GB or less
The following guidelines apply to VE guests provisioned with 4 GB or less of memory.
- No more than two modules may be configured together.
- AAM should not be provisioned, except as Dedicated.
User documentation for this release
For a list of Virtual Edition (VE) hypervisor support, see the Virtual Edition and Supported Hypervisors Matrix.
- BIG-IP LTM / VE 12.1.1 Documentation
- BIG-IP DNS / VE 12.1.1 Documentation
- BIG-IP ASM / VE 12.1.1 Documentation
- BIG-IP APM / VE 12.1.1 Documentation
- BIG-IP AAM / VE 12.1.1 Documentation
- BIG-IP PEM / VE 12.1.1 Documentation
- BIG-IP AFM / VE 12.1.1 Documentation
- BIG-IP Analytics / VE 12.1.1 Documentation
BIG-IQ – BIG-IP compatibility
SOL14592: Compatibility between BIG-IQ and BIG-IP releases provides a summary of version compatibility for specific features between the BIG-IQ system and BIG-IP releases.
Maintenance release fixes, behavior changes, and known issues
For a comprehensive list of fixes, behavior changes, and known issues for this release, refer to the BIG-IP 12.1.1 Release Information page.
Contacting F5 Networks
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