F5 Networks Administering BIG-IP v13

Course Details
Code: 1959
Tuition (USD): $2,000.00 • Virtual (2 days)
$2,000.00 • Classroom (2 days)

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.

Skills Gained

  • Getting started with the BIG-IP system
  • Traffic processing with BIG-IP Local Traffic Manager (LTM)
  • Using the TMSH (TMOS Shell) command line interface
  • Using NATs and SNATs
  • Monitoring application health and managing object status
  • Modifying traffic behavior with profiles, including SSL offload and re-encryption
  • Modifying traffic behavior with persistence, including source address affinity and cookie persistence
  • Troubleshooting the BIG-IP system, including logging (local, high-speed, and legacy remote logging), and using tcpdump
  • User roles and administrative partitions
  • vCMP concepts
  • Customizing application delivery with iRules

Who Can Benefit

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

Course Details

1. Getting Started with the BIG-IP System

2. Traffic Processing with LTM

3. Secure Network Address Translation (SNATs)

4. Traffic Management Shell (TMSH) and Managing the BIG-IP System

5. Monitors, Network Map, and Configuration State

6. Profile Concepts

7. Session Persistence

8. iApps Concepts

9. Basic BIG-IP Troubleshooting

10. BIG-IP Administration

11. Overview of Other BIG-IP Products (GTM, ASM, APM)

12. Enterprise Manager (EM)

13. High Availability Concepts

14. iRules

50% of this class is spent on lab activities.