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F5 BIG-IP is an application delivery controller that provides a range of services to optimize application performance, security, and availability.
It offers advanced features such as traffic management, load balancing, SSL offloading, and advanced security capabilities.
F5 BIG-IP is a scalable and customizable solution that can be deployed across different environments, making it a suitable choice for organizations of various sizes and types.

Creating a F5 BIG IP connection

Using Username & password

To create the connection you need:

  • An API Address.
  • A Username
  • A Password

The username and password are similar to the username and password which are used to log in to the instance via the GUI.

Creating your connection

  1. In the Blink platform, navigate to the Connections page > Add connection. A New Connection dialog box opens displaying icons of external service providers available.
  2. Select the F5 BIG IP icon. A dialog box with name of the connection and connection methods appear.
  3. (Optional) Edit the name of the connection. At a later stage you cannot edit the name.
  4. Select Username & Password as the method to create the connection.
  5. Fill in the parameters:
  6. (Optional) Click Test Connection to test it.
  7. Click Create connection. The new connection appears on the Connections page.