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F5 Networks Administering BIG-IP v12 (F5LTMAdmin12x)

COURSE TYPE

Foundation

Course Number

2860

Duration

2 Days

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Obtain a functional understanding of the BIG-IP v12 Product Family for managing the normal day-to-day operation. The course will provide the prerequisite knowledge for many other of F5’s BIG-IP instructor-led training courses, such as LTM, GTM, ASM and EM.

Important Course Information

Recommended Experience:

  • OSI model, TCP/IP addressing and routing, WAN, LAN environments, and server redundancy concepts

Course Outline

Lesson 1: Setting up BIG-IP System

  • Introducing the BIG-IP System
  • Initially Setting Up the BIG-IP System
  • Archiving the BIG-IP Configuration
  • F5 Support Resources and Tools

Lesson 2: Traffic Processing Building Blocks

  • Identifying BIG-IP Traffic Processing Objects
  • Network Packet Flow
  • Configuring Virtual Servers and Pools
  • Load Balancing Concepts
  • Viewing Statistics and Logs
  • Using the Traffic Management Shell (tmsh)
  • BIG-IP Configuration State and Files
  • Saving and Replicating Configuration Data (UCS and SCF)
  • Viewing the BIG-IP Connection Table

Lesson 3: Using NATs and SNATs

  • Address Translation on the BIG-IP System
  • NAT Concepts
  • Solving Routing Issues with SNATs
  • Configuring SNAT Auto Map on a Virtual Server
  • Monitoring for and Mitigating Port Exhaustion

Lesson 4: Monitoring Application Health

  • Introducing Monitors
  • Types of Monitors
  • Monitor Interval and Timeout Settings
  • Configuring Monitors
  • Assigning Monitors to Resources
  • Managing Pool, Pool Member, and Node Status
  • Using the Network Map

Lesson 5: Modifying Traffic Behavior with Profiles

  • Introducing Profiles
  • Understanding Profile Types and Dependencies
  • Configuring and Assigning Profiles

Lesson 6: Modifying Traffic Behavior with Persistence

  • Understanding the Need for Persistence
  • Introducing Source Address Affinity Persistence
  • Introducing Cookie Persistence
  • Introducing SSL Offload and SSL Re-Encryption
  • Managing Object State

Lesson 7: Troubleshooting the BIG-IP System

  • Configuring Logging
  • Using tcpdump on the BIG-IP System
  • Leveraging the BIG-IP iHealth System
  • Working with F5 Technical Support

Lesson 8: Administering the BIG-IP System

  • Always On Management (AOM)
  • Expanding Availability with Device Service Clustering
  • User Roles and Administrative Partitions
  • vCMP
  • iApps Overview

Lesson 9: Customizing Application Delivery with iRules

  • iRules Concepts
  • iRules Events
  • iRules Resources

Lesson 10: Additional Training and Certification

  • Getting Started Series Web-Based Training
  • F5 Instructor Led Training Curriculum
  • F5 Professional Certification Program

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