F5 Networks Administering BIG-IP v13

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.

Retail Price: $1,995.00

Next Date: 12/02/2019

Course Days: 2


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Audience Profile

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

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


Outline

Lesson 1 : Setting Up the BIG-IP System

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

Lesson 2 : Traffic Processing Building Blocks

  • Identifying BIG-IP Traffic Processing Objects
  • Configuring Virtual Servers and Pools
  • Load Balancing Traffic
  • Viewing Module Statistics and Logs
  • Using the Traffic Management Shell (TMSH)
  • Managing BIG-IP Configuration State and Files
  • Saving and Replicating Configuration Data (UCS and SCF)

Lesson 3 : Using NATs and SNATs

  • Address Translation on the BIG-IP System
  • Mapping IP Addresses with NAT
  • 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
  • Understanding the Need for Persistence
  • Introducing Source Address Affinity Persistence
  • Introducing Cookie Persistence
  • Introducing SSL Offload and SSL Re-Encryption
  • Managing Object State

Lesson 6 : Administering the BIG-IP System

  • Configuring Logging
  • Using TCPDUMP on the BIG-IP System
  • Leveraging the BIG-IP iHealth System
  • Viewing BIG-IP System Statistics
  • Defining User Roles and Administrative Partitions
  • Leveraging vCMP

Lesson 7 : Customizing Application Delivery with iRules

  • Identifying iRules Components
  • Triggering iRules with Events
  • Leveraging the iRules Ecosystem on DevCentral

Lesson 8 : Additional Training and Certification

  • Getting Started Series Web-Based Training
  • F5 Instructor Led Training Curriculum
  • F5 Professional Certification Program
Course Dates Course Times (EST) Delivery Mode GTR
12/2/2019 - 12/3/2019 10:00 AM - 6:00 PM Virtual gauranteed to run course date Enroll
12/16/2019 - 12/17/2019 10:00 AM - 6:00 PM Virtual Enroll