5 Day(s)

This course gives a functional understanding of the BIG-IP v11 system, as it is commonly deployed in an application delivery network. Also aimed at network administrators responsible for installation, and set up of BIG-IP LTM systems.

The Administering component 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 with emphasis on real work applications.

The Configuring component provides an in-depth understanding of advance features. This course covers installation, configuration, and management of BIG-IP LTM systems.

By the end of this course, the students should be able to setup an initial configuration and build many common and advanced configurations of BIG-IP LTM systems using either the Graphical User Interface or Command line utilities. In addition, the students should be able to monitor and manage common tasks concerning traffic processed by a BIG-IP LTM system.

Duration: 5 Days

Audience: This course is intended for network administrators, network operators and network engineers.

Prerequisites: Students should understand TCP/IP addressing and routing including: The Address Resolution Protocol, Direct and Indirect Routing and TCP Handshakes. Also, Command line configuration, common elements of and differences between WAN and LAN components and fundamental programming concepts. In addition, students should be proficient in the Linux file system, pico editor or vi editor and the tcpdump program.

Topics Covered:

Administering BIG-IP

  • Getting Started with the BIG-IP System
  • Traffic Processing with LTM
  • Secure Network Address Translation (SNATs)
  • Traffic Management Shell (TMSH) and Managing the BIG-IP SystemMonitors, Network Map, and Configuration State
  • Profile Concepts
  • Session Persistence
  • iApps Concepts
  • Basic BIG-IP Troubleshooting
  • BIG-IP Administration
  • Overview of Other BIG-IP Products (GTM, ASM, APM)
  • Enterprise Manager (EM)
  • High Availability Concepts

Configuring BIG-IP Local Traffic Manager (LTM)

  • Installation and licensing
  • Load balancing
  • Persistence
  • Monitors
  • Profiles
  • iApps
  • Highly Availability
  • Non Load Balancing Virtual Servers
  • NATs and SNATs
  • Selected topics such as IPv6 and Route Domains
  • iRules


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Upcoming Dates

Course Location Days Cost Date
5 2500 £2500 2018-09-17