BIG-IP version 13.0 has Advanced
Shell (bash) and Traffic Management Shell (tmsh) access disabled by default. BIG-IQ
supports only requests from users with bash access, so before you can run scripts on
BIG-IP version 13.0, you must enable it on the BIG-IP device for the admin user.
From BIG-IQ Centralized Management,
you can create scripts to run on your managed devices. For example, you could create a
script that changes the syslog settings for multiple devices. Not only does this ensure
those devices all have the same configuration, it saves you time too, because you don't
have to log in to and configure each device individually. You can save the scripts you
create so you can run them in the future and you can share them with your colleagues.
At the top of the screen, click Devices.
On the left, click
Near the top of the screen, click the Add button.
In the Name and Description
fields, type a name and optional description to identify this script.
Into the Script field, type the commands or cut and
paste a script you have saved elsewhere.
Click the Save & Close button at the bottom of the
The new script is added to the list
on the Scripts screen.