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F5 Networks Administering BIG-IP

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This course gives network administrators, network operators, and network engineers a functional understanding of the BIG-IP system as it is commonly deployed in an application delivery network. The course introduces students to the BIG-IP system, its configuration objects, how it processes traffic, and how typical administrative and operational activities are performed. The course includes lecture, hands-on labs, interactive demonstrations, and discussions.

Topics covered in this course Include:

  • Getting started with the BIG-IP system
  • Traffic processing with BIG-IP Local Traffic Manager (LTM)
  • Using the TMSH (TMOS Shell) command line interface
  • Using NATs and SNATs
  • Monitoring application health and managing object status
  • Modifying traffic behavior with profiles, including SSL offload and re-encryption
  • Modifying traffic behavior with persistence, including source address affinity and cookie persistence
  • Troubleshooting the BIG-IP system, including logging (local, high-speed, and legacy remote logging), and using tcpdump
  • Always-On Management (AOM)
  • User roles and administrative partitions
  • vCMP concepts
  • Customizing application delivery with iRules

Course length: 2 days

Audience

This course is intended for network administrators, operators, and engineers responsible for managing the normal day-to-day operation and administration of a BIG-IP application delivery network. This course presents the prerequisite knowledge for many other of F5’s BIG-IP instructor-led training courses.

Prerequisites

There are no required F5 prerequisites for this course.

However, completing the following before attending would be very helpful for students with limited BIG-IP administration and configuration experience:

  • Getting Starrted wwith BIG-IP web-based training
  • Getting Started with BIG-IP local Traffic manager (LTM) web-based training

The following general network technology knowledge and experience are recommended before attending any F5 Global Training Services instructor-led course:

  • OSI model encapsulation
  • Routing and switching
  • Ethernet and ARP
  • TCP/IP concepts
  • IP addressing and subnetting
  • NAT and private IP addressing
  • Default gateway
  • Network firewalls
  • LAN vs. WAN

Course Sessions

Washington,DC
2017/04/17
Virtual
2017/05/15
Atlanta
2017/05/15

Open

Minneapolis
2017/05/15

Open

Minneapolis
2017/06/26

Open

Virtual
2017/06/26

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Phoenix
2017/06/05

Open

New York
2017/06/05

Open

Houston
2017/06/12

Open

Denver
2017/06/12

Open

Dallas
2017/06/12

Open

Chicago
2017/05/22

Open

Cary
2017/06/19

Open

Atlanta
2017/06/26

Open

Washington, DC
2017/06/19

Open

Cary
2017/05/01
Open
Herndon
2017/05/01
Open
Dallas
2017/05/08
Open

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