F5 Configuring BIG-IP DNS (formerly GTM) (V13.1)

Vendor: F5 Networks
Course Code: WGAC-F5N-GTM
Course Outline
This course is designed for networking professionals to renew their understanding of DNS network systems and wide-area networks, master pre-installation information gathering, and apply this information to the process of installing a GTM System. Utilising both simulated installation activities and hands-on exercises, participants gain real-time experience setting up and configuring both primary and secondary GTM Systems, WAN systems, integrating multiple GTM Systems, and migrating DNS systems to a GTM.

Participants will also gain knowledge of the essential GTM management interfaces that assist network managers. In addition, this course covers configuring, monitoring and testing GTM Systems and networks, as well as dynamic and static load balancing, and GTM report screen.
Prerequisites & Audience
Participants should understand:

• Common Network terminology,
• TCP/IP Addressing and Routing,
• Internetworking concepts,
• Common elements of WAN and LAN environments,
• Data Center Server redundancy concepts.
• Basic PC operation and application skills, including operating a CD drive, keyboard, mouse and Windows OS, Basic Web Browser operation (Internet Explorer is used in class).

Target Audience
This course is intended for network operators, network administrators, network engineers, network architects, security administrators, and security architects responsible for installation, setup, configuration, and administration of the BIG-IP GTM system.
Course Objectives
By the end of this course, the student should be able to perform an initial configuration using the Setup Utility and build many common configurations using the Graphical User Interface (browser-based). In addition, the student should be able to monitor and manage common tasks concerning traffic processed through the BIG-IP GTM system.
Course Topics

Topics covered in this course V13.1 include:

- BIG-IP initial setup (licensing, provisioning, and network configuration)

- Overview of the Domain Name System and DNS resolution flow through BIG-IP DNS

- Configuring DNS listeners

- Accelerating DNS resolution with DNS Express, DNS cache, and DNS server load balancing

- Intelligent DNS resolution with wide IPs and wide IP pools

- Using probes and metrics to assist the intelligent DNS resolution process

- Intelligent DNS load balancing methods

- Monitoring intelligent DNS resources

- Logging GSLB load-balancing decisions

- Using DNSSEC

- Integrating iRules in the DNS resolution process

- Managing BIG-IP DNS sync groups


Major Course Changes since v12

No content changes except that Chapter 1 begins where the student's BIG-IP system is already configured without having to through the Setup Utility.

Certification
302 GTM Specialist
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Classroom Dates

Start Date End Date Location Language Status Price Learning Credits
20 Dec 2018 21 Dec 2018 Vilvoorde,
Belgium
en Open $1,902.93
23 Jan 2019 24 Jan 2019 Dubai,
United Arab Emirates
en Open $1,990.00
31 Jan 2019 01 Feb 2019 Asnieres-sur-Seine,
France
fr Open $2,147.51
04 Feb 2019 05 Feb 2019 ,
Mauritius
en Open $1,995.00
05 Feb 2019 06 Feb 2019 Agrate Brianza,
Italy
en Open $1,908.90
Available in classroom and online. 07 Feb 2019 08 Feb 2019 Houten,
Netherlands
en Open $1,902.93
11 Feb 2019 12 Feb 2019 Nairobi,
Kenya
en Open $1,995.00
18 Feb 2019 19 Feb 2019 Lagos,
Nigeria
en Open $1,995.00
26 Feb 2019 27 Feb 2019 Rome,
Italy
en Open $1,908.90
Available in classroom and online. 14 Mar 2019 15 Mar 2019 Vilvoorde,
Belgium
en Open $1,902.93
Available in classroom and online. 18 Apr 2019 19 Apr 2019 Houten,
Netherlands
en Open $1,902.93
22 Apr 2019 23 Apr 2019 Lagos,
Nigeria
en Open $1,995.00
29 Apr 2019 30 Apr 2019 Dakar,
Senegal
fr Open $1,995.00
09 May 2019 10 May 2019 Asnieres-sur-Seine,
France
fr Open $2,147.51
27 May 2019 28 May 2019 Madrid,
Spain
es Open $1,908.90
Available in classroom and online. 13 Jun 2019 14 Jun 2019 Vilvoorde,
Belgium
en Open $1,902.93
Available in classroom and online. 11 Jul 2019 12 Jul 2019 Houten,
Netherlands
en Open $1,902.93
Available in classroom and online. 19 Sep 2019 20 Sep 2019 Vilvoorde,
Belgium
en Open $1,902.93
23 Sep 2019 24 Sep 2019 Asnieres-sur-Seine,
France
fr Open $2,147.51
Available in classroom and online. 10 Oct 2019 11 Oct 2019 Houten,
Netherlands
en Open $1,902.93
25 Nov 2019 26 Nov 2019 Asnieres-sur-Seine,
France
fr Open $2,147.51
Available in classroom and online. 19 Dec 2019 20 Dec 2019 Vilvoorde,
Belgium
en Open $1,902.93
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Virtual Classroom

Start Date End Date Start Time End Time Language Status Price Learning Credits
05 Feb 2019 06 Feb 2019 11:00 AM
EAT
(9:00 AM CET)
19:00 PM
EAT
(5:00 PM CET)
en Open $1,908.90
07 Feb 2019 08 Feb 2019 11:00 AM
EAT
(9:00 AM CET)
19:00 PM
EAT
(5:00 PM CET)
en Open $1,902.93
18 Apr 2019 19 Apr 2019 10:00 AM
EAT
(9:00 AM CEST)
18:00 PM
EAT
(5:00 PM CEST)
en Open $1,902.93
11 Jul 2019 12 Jul 2019 10:00 AM
EAT
(9:00 AM CEST)
18:00 PM
EAT
(5:00 PM CEST)
en Open $1,902.93
10 Oct 2019 11 Oct 2019 10:00 AM
EAT
(9:00 AM CEST)
18:00 PM
EAT
(5:00 PM CEST)
en Open $1,902.93

On Demand Training

This course is available as an onsite, closed course and can be delivered at your premises. This may be a cost effective option where you have a group of delegates who require the same training. Additionally, it has the benefit that course content can be tailored to the needs of your organisation.

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