BIG-IP version 11.1.0 released

Today from F5:

F5 is excited to announce the release of BIG-IP version 11.1.0. This release provides significant stability and performance improvements as well as many new features.

With this release, BIG-IP enables you to:

*Improve web application security, visibility and reporting with powerful session based enforcement, violation correlation, and new scanner integrations Enable a ubiquitous application delivery and access control environment improving both Citrix and

*Microsoft VDI solutions Deliver virtualized, high performance remote access services that can be scaled up on demand and virtualized with BIG-IP APM on VIPRION Deploy a complete and consolidated IPv6/v4 supported environment: BIG-IP Services are

*IPv6 ready Externally reference, securely deploy and digitally sign unique iRules Configure and manipulate DNS responses using DNS iRules

Summary of many new BIG-IP version 11.1.0 features:
*App. Security: Geolocation Based Attack Blocking, Session Based Enforcement and Reporting, Web App. Violation Correlation, Vulnerability Assessment Scanner Integrations: Cenzic Hailstorm, IBM Rational AppScan, and Qualys’ QualysGuard Web Application Scanning

*Access Control: Edge Client for Linux, BIG-IP APM on VIPRION and vCMP support, Citrix XenApp Mobile Client Support, XenServer and Hyper-V hypervisor support

*IPv6 Ready: IPv6 for App. Security, IPv6 for Remote Access, Route Domains for IPv6, Analytics Enhancements with IPv6 support, IPv6 to IPv4 Enhancements Advanced iRule configurations: iRule Commands Referencing External Files (iFiles), Digitally Signed iRules, iRule Editor Role, Cryptographic Operations for iRules

*TMOS Security and Protocol: SSL SAN Certificates, Transport Layer Security Server Name Indication, Link Layer Discovery Protocol, BIG-IP Encapsulation Tunneling to Pool Members, Dynamic Host Configuration Protocol Relay, NTLM Authentication is supported for HTTP/HTTPS Monitors

*DNS Services: DNS iRules, DNS Services Bundle for BIG-IP LTM, DNSSEC SHA-2 support Virtual Editions: WebAccelerator and Edge Gateway VEs WAN Optimization: BIG-IP WOM-lite on VIPRION and vCMP support

Stay tuned as we continue to share more information soon about how BIG-IP version 11.1.0 broad set of services helps IT meet the demands of today’s business.

Additional Resources:

Download the new release at:

https://support.f5.com/kb/en-us.html (Select by product and version 11.x)

Software Lifecycle Policy:

View the latest BIG-IP Web based training currently available on F5 University:

1. Log in to F5 University using your AskF5 credentials or Register for an Account.
2. Select Training Catalog from the left Navigation tabs of F5 University for global training services.
3. Select What’s New to expand section and get list of available courses.
4. Select Course Name to start web-based training course.


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