F5 Administrating BIG-IP v12x

Network administrators, operators, and engineers responsible for managing the normal day-to-day operation and administration of a BIG-IP application delivery network

Prerequisite
Please contact us for information about prerequisites.

Expected Duration
2 day

Description

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. In this course, you will be introduced 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.

Objective

1.Setting Up the 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
  • Chapter Resources
  • BIG-IP System Setup Labs

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

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

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

5.Modifying Traffic Behavior with Profiles

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

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

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

8.Administering the BIG-IP System

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

9.Customizing Application Delivery with iRules

  • iRules Concepts
  • iRules Events
  • iRules Resources

10.Additional Training and Certification

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

SUBSCRIPTION COST


$1,695.00

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