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Administering BIG-IP

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. The course introduces students 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.

 DateDurationCourse priceHandbook priceCourse languageLocation 
2/15/2021 2 25 200 CZK - Český jazyk Praha - ALEF NULA
4/26/2021 2 25 200 CZK - Český jazyk Praha - ALEF NULA
8/9/2021 2 25 200 CZK - Český jazyk Praha - ALEF NULA
10/18/2021 2 25 200 CZK - Český jazyk Praha - ALEF NULA

AffiliateDurationCatalogue priceHandbook priceITB
Praha2 25 200 CZK - 0
Bratislava2 960,00 EUR - 0

What we teach you

  • Set up, Start/restart, license, and provision the BIG-IP systemout-of-the-box
  • Use the Configuration utility and TMOS Shell (tmsh) to configure and manage BIG-IP resources such as virtual servers, pools, pool members, nodes, profiles, and monitors;
  • Create, restore from, and manage BIG-IP archives;
  • View resource status, availability, and statistical information and use this information to determine how the BIG-IP system is currently processing traffic
  • Describe the role of profiles in modifying traffic behavior including SSL offload and persistence;
  • Perform basic troubleshooting and problem determination activities including using informational and diagnostic tools such as logs, SNMP traps/alerts, statistics, and iHealth, researching known issues and solutions on AskF5, submitting a problem ticket to F5 Technical Support, and viewing traffic flow using tcpdump;
  • Understand and manage disk space, software versions, boot locations, and user roles;
  • Provide administrative multi-tenancy on a single BIG-IP system through use of partitions
  • Use an iApp to deploy an application service;
    • Describe the role of Enterprise Manager and BIG-IQ in BIG-IP system administration and operation
    • Describe the role of iRules in customizing traffic behavior

Required skills

TCP/IP Addressing and Routing including: ?The Address Resolution Protocol

  • Direct and Indirect Routing
  • TCP Handshakes

Common elements of and differences between WAN and LAN components

Teaching methods

Professional explanation with practical samples and examples.

Teaching materials

All attendees receive an original of F5 study guide.

Course outline

  • Setting Up the BIG-IP System
  • Traffic Processing with Local Traffic Manager (LTM)
  • Using NATs and SNATs
  • Using the Traffic Management Shell (TMSH)
  • Monitoring Application Health
  • Modifying Traffic Behavior with Profiles
  • Modifying Traffic Behavior with Persistence
  • Deploying Application Services with iApps
  • Troubleshooting the BIG-IP System
  • Administering the BIG-IP System
  • Customizing Application Delivery with iRules

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