DEPLOYMENT GUIDE

IBM Lotus Sametime (BIG-IP v10: LTM)

This F5 deployment guide provides a highly effective way to direct traffic for Sametime servers with the BIG-IP LTM. The BIG-IP LTM also provides the top-level distribution that allows for simple and effective scalability of Sametime servers and ensures that customers maximize their return on investment.

Using the configuration in this guide, the BIG-IP system is optimally configured to load balance traffic to IBM Lotus Sametime servers. The following diagram shows a simple, logical BIG-IP Sametime configuration.