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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Classroom Dates

Start Date End Date Location Language Status Price Learning Credits
20 Dec 2017 22 Dec 2017 Asnieres-sur-Seine,
France
fr Guaranteed to Run £2,181.52
10 Jan 2018 12 Jan 2018 Bracknell,
United Kingdom
en Guaranteed to Run £1,960.00
10 Jan 2018 12 Jan 2018 Asnieres-sur-Seine,
France
fr Open £2,181.52
16 Jan 2018 18 Jan 2018 Dubai,
United Arab Emirates
en Open £2,270.89
23 Jan 2018 25 Jan 2018 Riyadh,
Saudi Arabia
en Open £2,270.89
Available in classroom and online. 24 Jan 2018 26 Jan 2018 Houten,
Netherlands
en Open £1,939.13
24 Jan 2018 26 Jan 2018 Asnieres-sur-Seine,
France
fr Open £2,181.52
31 Jan 2018 02 Feb 2018 Vilvoorde,
Belgium
en Open £1,939.13
06 Feb 2018 08 Feb 2018 Cairo,
Egypt
en Open £2,270.89
07 Feb 2018 09 Feb 2018 Nairobi,
Kenya
en Open £2,270.89
07 Feb 2018 09 Feb 2018 Asnieres-sur-Seine,
France
fr Open £2,181.52
07 Feb 2018 09 Feb 2018 Agrate Brianza,
Italy
it Open £1,939.13
13 Feb 2018 15 Feb 2018 Dubai,
United Arab Emirates
en Open £2,270.89
14 Feb 2018 16 Feb 2018 Lagos,
Nigeria
en Open £2,270.89
21 Feb 2018 23 Feb 2018 Asnieres-sur-Seine,
France
fr Open £2,181.52
28 Feb 2018 02 Mar 2018 Jukskei View,
South Africa
en Open £1,257.34
28 Feb 2018 02 Mar 2018 Dakar,
Senegal
fr Open £0.00
07 Mar 2018 09 Mar 2018 Crawley,
United Kingdom
en Guaranteed to Run £1,960.00
07 Mar 2018 09 Mar 2018 Asnieres-sur-Seine,
France
fr Open £2,181.52
13 Mar 2018 15 Mar 2018 Dubai,
United Arab Emirates
en Open £2,270.89
21 Mar 2018 23 Mar 2018 Vilvoorde,
Belgium
en Open £1,939.13
21 Mar 2018 23 Mar 2018 Asnieres-sur-Seine,
France
fr Open £2,181.52
27 Mar 2018 29 Mar 2018 Riyadh,
Saudi Arabia
en Open £2,270.89
Available in classroom and online. 11 Apr 2018 13 Apr 2018 Houten,
Netherlands
en Open £1,939.13
11 Apr 2018 13 Apr 2018 Asnieres-sur-Seine,
France
fr Open £2,181.52
18 Apr 2018 20 Apr 2018 Dakar,
Senegal
fr Open £0.00
25 Apr 2018 27 Apr 2018 Asnieres-sur-Seine,
France
fr Open £2,181.52
09 May 2018 11 May 2018 Bracknell,
United Kingdom
en Guaranteed to Run £1,960.00
16 May 2018 18 May 2018 Jukskei View,
South Africa
en Open £1,257.34
16 May 2018 18 May 2018 Vilvoorde,
Belgium
en Open £1,939.13
16 May 2018 18 May 2018 Asnieres-sur-Seine,
France
fr Open £2,181.52
30 May 2018 01 Jun 2018 Asnieres-sur-Seine,
France
fr Open £2,181.52
06 Jun 2018 08 Jun 2018 Dakar,
Senegal
fr Open £0.00
13 Jun 2018 15 Jun 2018 Asnieres-sur-Seine,
France
fr Open £2,181.52
27 Jun 2018 29 Jun 2018 Asnieres-sur-Seine,
France
fr Open £2,181.52
04 Jul 2018 06 Jul 2018 Jukskei View,
South Africa
en Open £1,257.34
Available in classroom and online. 04 Jul 2018 06 Jul 2018 Houten,
Netherlands
en Open £1,939.13
11 Jul 2018 13 Jul 2018 London,
United Kingdom
en Guaranteed to Run £1,960.00
11 Jul 2018 13 Jul 2018 Asnieres-sur-Seine,
France
fr Open £2,181.52
25 Jul 2018 27 Jul 2018 Asnieres-sur-Seine,
France
fr Open £2,181.52
22 Aug 2018 24 Aug 2018 Vilvoorde,
Belgium
en Open £1,939.13
22 Aug 2018 24 Aug 2018 Asnieres-sur-Seine,
France
fr Open £2,181.52
05 Sep 2018 07 Sep 2018 Asnieres-sur-Seine,
France
fr Open £2,181.52
Available in classroom and online. 12 Sep 2018 14 Sep 2018 Houten,
Netherlands
en Open £1,939.13
19 Sep 2018 21 Sep 2018 Jukskei View,
South Africa
en Open £1,257.34
19 Sep 2018 21 Sep 2018 Asnieres-sur-Seine,
France
fr Open £2,181.52
03 Oct 2018 05 Oct 2018 Crawley,
United Kingdom
en Guaranteed to Run £1,960.00
03 Oct 2018 05 Oct 2018 Asnieres-sur-Seine,
France
fr Open £2,181.52
10 Oct 2018 12 Oct 2018 Vilvoorde,
Belgium
en Open £1,939.13
17 Oct 2018 19 Oct 2018 Asnieres-sur-Seine,
France
fr Open £2,181.52
07 Nov 2018 09 Nov 2018 London,
United Kingdom
en Guaranteed to Run £1,960.00
07 Nov 2018 09 Nov 2018 Asnieres-sur-Seine,
France
fr Open £2,181.52
21 Nov 2018 23 Nov 2018 Asnieres-sur-Seine,
France
fr Open £2,181.52
28 Nov 2018 30 Nov 2018 Vilvoorde,
Belgium
en Open £1,939.13
05 Dec 2018 07 Dec 2018 Asnieres-sur-Seine,
France
fr Open £2,181.52
Available in classroom and online. 12 Dec 2018 14 Dec 2018 Houten,
Netherlands
en Open £1,939.13
12 Dec 2018 14 Dec 2018 Crawley,
United Kingdom
en Guaranteed to Run £1,960.00
19 Dec 2018 21 Dec 2018 Asnieres-sur-Seine,
France
fr Open £2,181.52
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Virtual Classroom

Start Date End Date Start Time End Time Language Status Price Learning Credits
17 Jan 2018 19 Jan 2018 12:00 PM
GMT
(8:00 AM UTC-04)
21:00 PM
GMT
(5:00 PM UTC-04)
en Open £2,202.53
24 Jan 2018 26 Jan 2018 08:00 AM
GMT
(9:00 AM UTC+01)
16:00 PM
GMT
(5:00 PM UTC+01)
en Open £1,939.13
31 Jan 2018 02 Feb 2018 14:00 PM
GMT
(8:00 AM UTC-06)
00:00 AM
GMT
(6:00 PM UTC-06)
es Open £2,274.68
21 Feb 2018 23 Feb 2018 12:00 PM
GMT
(8:00 AM UTC-04)
21:00 PM
GMT
(5:00 PM UTC-04)
en Open £2,202.53
11 Apr 2018 13 Apr 2018 07:00 AM
GMT
(9:00 AM UTC+02)
15:00 PM
GMT
(5:00 PM UTC+02)
en Open £1,939.13
04 Jul 2018 06 Jul 2018 07:00 AM
GMT
(9:00 AM UTC+02)
15:00 PM
GMT
(5:00 PM UTC+02)
en Open £1,939.13
12 Sep 2018 14 Sep 2018 07:00 AM
GMT
(9:00 AM UTC+02)
15:00 PM
GMT
(5:00 PM UTC+02)
en Open £1,939.13
12 Dec 2018 14 Dec 2018 08:00 AM
GMT
(9:00 AM UTC+01)
16:00 PM
GMT
(5:00 PM UTC+01)
en Open £1,939.13

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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