I think when it comes to virtualization the ACE may have the upper hand... but you can accomplish some of the same types of things with the BigIP using some trickery. Before the ACE came along, the BigIP gui and ease of configuration was way ahead of Cisco.
I think f5 may have the upper hand in that if you are using BigIP LTMs (local) and BigIP GTMs (global), then have the same type of easy to work with gui. With Cisco you'd probably want an ACE for local, but I don't know that you can do global with an ACE...
Why do you need native HA: The native HA feature allows two Cisco DCNM
appliances to run as active and standby applications, with their
embedded databases synchronized in real time. Therefore, when the active
DCNM is not functioning, the standby DCNM will...
This document will provide screenshots to outline the steps to setup
TACACS+ configuration to ACI and also the configuration required on
Cisco ACS server. Please find the official Cisco guide for configuring
TACACS+ Authentication to ACI:
Is it supported or NOT supported? It's a frequently asked question.
Before APIC, release 2.3(1f), transit routing was not supported within a
single L3Out profile. In APIC, release 2.3(1f) and later, you can
configure transit routing with a single L3Out pr...