F5 Configuring BIG-IP LTM: Local Traffic Manager (v.13)

Vendor: F5 Networks
Course Code: WGAC-F5N-BIG-LTM-CFG-3
Course Outline

This three-day course gives network professionals a functional understanding of BIG-IP Local Traffic Manager, introducing students to both commonly used and advanced BIG-IP LTM features and functionality. Incorporating lecture, extensive hands-on labs, and classroom discussion, the course helps students build the well-rounded skill set needed to manage BIG-IP LTM systems as part of a flexible and high performance application delivery network.


Prerequisites & Audience

Students must complete one of the following F5 prerequisites before attending this course:

  • Administering BIG-IP instructor-led course
  • F5 Certified BIG-IP Administrator

The following free web-based courses, although optional, will be very helpful for any student with limited BIG-IP administration and configuration experience. These courses are available at F5 University:

  • Getting Started with BIG-IP web-based training
  • Getting Started with BIG-IP Local Traffic Manager (LTM) web-based training

The following general network technology knowledge and experience are recommended before attending any F5 Global Training Services instructor-led course:

  • OSI model encapsulation
  • Routing and switching
  • Ethernet and ARP
  • TCP/IP concepts
  • IP addressing and subnetting
  • NAT and private IP addressing
  • Default gateway
  • Network firewalls
  • LAN vs. WAN

The following course-specific knowledge and experience is suggested before attending this course:

  • Web application delivery
  • HTTP, HTTPS, FTP and SSH protocols
  • TLS/SSL
Course Objectives

By the end of this course, the student should be able to use both the Configuration utility, TMSH, and Linux commands to configure and manage BIG-IP LTM systems in an application delivery network. In addition, students should be able to monitor the BIG-IP system to achieve operational efficiency, and establish and maintain high availability infrastructure for critical business applications.


Course Topics

v13 Course Topics

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

- A review of BIG-IP local traffic configuration objects

- Using dynamic load balancing methods

- Modifying traffic behavior with persistence (including SSL, SIP, universal, and destination address affinity persistence)

- Monitoring application health with Layer 3, Layer 4, and Layer 7 monitors (including transparent, scripted, and external monitors)

- Processing traffic with virtual servers (including network, forwarding, and reject virtual servers)

- Processing traffic with SNATs (including SNAT pools and SNATs as listeners)

- Configuring high availability (including active/standby and N+1 sync failover device groups, connection and persistence mirroring, and sync-only device groups)

- Modifying traffic behavior with profiles (including advanced HTTP profile options, caching, compression, and OneConnect profiles)

- Advanced BIG-IP LTM configuration options (including VLAN tagging and trunking, SNMP features, and packet filters)

- Deploying application services with iApps

- Customizing application delivery with iRules and local traffic policies

Certification
301 a/b (LTM) Specialist
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Virtual Classroom

Start Date End Date Start Time End Time Language Status Price Learning Credits
27 Sep 2017 29 Sep 2017 9:00 AM
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5:00 PM
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en Guaranteed to Run $2,553.19
13 Dec 2017 15 Dec 2017 9:00 AM
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5:00 PM
UTC+01
en Open $2,553.19

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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