Roadmap of Common Tasks

Common next steps to help you get started after your device is physically installed and connected to the network.



Verify Your System

Verify the software version, hardware information, and SKU or license on your system.

Verify the Software Version

Verify Hardware Components

View System Throughput

Verify SKU or Licensing

 


Configure Device Access

Create Admin users who can access the device and specific object-level privileges with RBAC.

Configure Admins

Configure External Authentication

Configure Role-Based Access Control (RBAC)

 


Configure Notifications

Set up how you would like to be notified of system events.

Configure System Logging

Configure SNMP

 


Configure Layer2/3 Functions

Configure your ACOS device in your Layer 2 or Layer 3 environment.

Configure L3V Partitions

Configure VLANs

Configure DHCP

 


Configure Redundancy

Configure aVCS to synchronize your configuration, and VRRP-A or Scaleout for device cluster management.

Configure aVCS

Configure VRRP-A

Configure Scaleout

 


Configure Layer 4 Features

Configure Layer 4 ADC and CGN features.

Layer 4 TCP/UDP Load Balancing

Protocol Translation

 


Configure Layer 7 Features

Configure Layer 7 ADC and CGN features.

Layer 7 Application Load Balancing

Application Offload and Optimization

 


Configure Additional Features

Configure additional commonly deployed features.

Global Server Load Balancing

IPv6 Migration

DDoS Mitigation (for ADC)

 


Reset the Device

Restore the device to factory default setting, or reset passwords.

Reset the Device

Restore the Device

Recover Passwords

 

Documentation Matrix

This table lists the complete set of documents available for this release.

Find your product column (CGN, ADC, SSLi, or CFW) and scroll down the list to verify which documents apply. A in the product column means the document contains information that is pertinent to your product. An in the product column means you do not need to read the document if you are using that product. Refer to the Release Notes for more information about the products available in this release.

Adobe Reader is required to view PDF documents; obtain it from the Adobe website as needed.


System and Network Configuration Documentation
Document Title HTML PDF CFW SSLi ADC CGN
System Configuration and Administration Guide
Network Configuration Guide
Configuring Overlay Networks
Redundancy and Device Cluster Management Documentation
Document Title HTML PDF CFW SSLi ADC CGN
Configuring Scaleout
Configuring VRRP-A High Availability
Configuring Application Delivery Partitions
Configuring ACOS Virtual Chassis Systems
Admin and Application Access Security Documentation
Document Title HTML PDF CFW SSLi ADC CGN
Management Access and Security Guide
Application Access Management Guide
Web Application Firewall Guide
Reference Documentation for User Interfaces Used to Configure the Device
Document Title HTML PDF CFW SSLi ADC CGN
aFleX Scripting Language Reference
aXAPI Reference
Command Line Interface Reference
Command Line Interface Reference for ADC
Command Line Interface Reference for CGN
CFW Product Documentation
Document Title HTML PDF CFW SSLi ADC CGN
IP Security Configuration Guide
Data Center Firewall Guide
SSLi Product Documentation
Document Title HTML PDF CFW SSLi ADC CGN
SSL Insight Configuration Guide
ADC Product Documentation
Document Title HTML PDF CFW SSLi ADC CGN
DDoS Mitigation Guide (for ADC)
Application Delivery and Server Load Balancing Guide
Global Server Load Balancing Guide
CGN Product Documentation
Document Title HTML PDF CFW SSLi ADC CGN
IPv4-to-IPv6 Transition Solutions Guide
Traffic Logging Guide for IPv6 Migration

Physical and Virtual Device Information

ACOS 4.1.0 introduces support on several new Thunder Series hardware devices, as well as virtual Thunder and Thunder Bare Metal.



Supported Devices

See the Release Notes on the Support Portal for a complete list of supported devices for this release.

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Installation Guides

Hardware installation guides for physical device installation are available on the Support Portal.

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Quick Start Guide

After your device is physically installed, view initial configuration and setup information.

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Safety Precautions

View the hardware safety precautions for your ACOS device.

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