Configuring F5 BIG-IP® LTM v11: Local Traffic Manager

מק"ט: #20161 | משך קורס: 24 שעות אק'

This three-day course gives networking professionals a functional understanding of the BIG-IP LTM v11 system as it is commonly used, as well as an in-depth understanding of advanced features. The course covers installation, configuration, and management of BIG-IP LTM systems. This hands-on course includes lectures, labs, and discussions.

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מטרות

By the end of this course, the student should be able to setup an initial configuration and build many common and advanced configurations of BIG-IP LTM systems using either the Graphical User Interface or Command Line utilities. In addition, the student should be able to monitor and manage common tasks concerning traffic processed by a BIG-IP LTM system.

קהל יעד

This course is intended for system and network administrators responsible for installation, setup, configuration, and administration of the BIG-IP LTM system.

תנאי קדם

Students should understand:

  • TCP/IP Addressing and Routing including:
    • The Address Resolution Protocol
    • Direct and Indirect Routing
    • TCP Handshakes
  • Command Line Configuration
  • Common elements of and differences between WAN and LAN components
  • Fundamental programming concepts

 

In addition, students should be proficient in:

  • The Linux File System
  • pico editor or vi editor
  • The tcpdump program

נושאים

Chapter 1: Setting Up the BIG-IP System

  • The BIG-IP System
  • Initially Setting Up the BIG-IP System
  • Creating an Archive of the BIG-IP System
  • BIG-IP System Setup Labs
  • Lab – Configure the Management Port
  • Lab – Activate the BIG-IP System
  • Lab – Classroom Network Configuration
  • Lab – Test Access and Archive the Configuration


Chapter 2: Review and Lab Project

  • BIG-IP Concepts
  • Command Line Configuration
  • BIG-IP Configuration files
  • Archive Files
  • Lab – Configuration Lab Project
  • Lab – tmsh Configuration Labs
  • Lab – tmsh Monitor Lab (Optional)
  • Lab – tmsh SNAT Lab (Optional)
  • Short Answer Review questions


Chapter 3: Load Balancing

  • Load Balancing Modes
  • Lab – Priority Group Activation
  • Lab – Network Map and Load Balancing
  • Lab – Ratio Node Load Balancing
  • Lab – Member Threshold (Optional)


Chapter 4: Persistence

  • Persistence Concepts
  • Persistence Revisited
  • Persistence Options
  • Other Types of Persistence
  • Lab – Universal Persistence
  • Lab – Match Across Services


Chapter 5: Monitors

  • Monitor Configuration and Review
  • Monitor Assignment
  • Monitor Status Reporting
  • Scripted Monitors
  • Configuring Monitors
  • Other Monitor Options
  • Lab – Monitors


Chapter 6: Virtual Servers

  • Virtual Servers Concepts
  • Lab – Forwarding Virtual Servers
  • Path Load Balancing
  • Auto Last Hop


Chapter 7: SNATs

  • SNATs Revisited
  • SNAT Auto Map
  • SNAT Pools
  • SNATs as Listeners
  • SNAT Configuration
  • SNAT Specificity
  • Lab – More and Less Specific
  • Lab – SNAT as Listener
  • VIP Bounceback
  • Lab – VIP Bounceback
  • Additional SNAT Options
  • Network Packet Processing


Chapter 8: High Availability

  • Sync-Failover Group Concepts
  • Synchronization, State and Failover
  • Traffic Group Concepts
  • Lab – Sync-Failover Setup
  • N+1 Concepts
  • Lab – Traffic Group


Chapter 9: High Availability Part 2

  • Upgrading the BIG-IP System
  • Failover Triggers and Detection
  • Lab – VLAN Failsafe
  • Stateful Failover
  • Lab – Connection Mirroring
  • Lab – Persistence Mirroring
  • Device Group Communication
  • Lab – N+1 Availability
  • Sync-Only Device Groups
  • Lab – Sync-Only Group


Chapter 10: Profiles

  • Profiles Review
  • Common Protocol Profile Types and Settings
  • Configuring and Using Profiles
  • TCP Express Optimization
  • Performance Improvements
  • HTTP Profile Options
  • OneConnect
  • HTTP Compression
  • HTTP Caching
  • F5 Acceleration Technologies
  • Analytics
  • Lab – Compression
  • Lab – Web Acceleration and Streaming


Chapter 11: Selected Topics

  • Review Administration Topics
  • Internet Protocol Version 6 (IPv6)
  • Lab – IPv6
  • Route Domains
  • Lab – Route Domain


Chapter 12: iApps

  • iApps
  • Application Services
  • Templates
  • Lab – Import Template and Deploy App Services
  • Lab – Deploying an App Service for a Web App
  • Lab – Deploying a Second Application Service
  • Lab – Copy and Export an iApps Template
  • Lab – Customize Template (Optional)
  • Lab – Deploy F5 HTTP Template (Optional)


Chapter 13: iRules

  • iRules Concepts
  • iRules Events
  • Configuring iRules
  • iRules Revisited
  • iRules Events
  • iRules Commands
  • Context
  • Other iRules Concerns


Chapter 14: Final Lab Project

  • Next Steps
  • Lab Project Options
  • Lab – Scenario: Customer Requirements Configuration
  • Lab – iRules Lab #1-#5


Appendix A: Installation


Appendix B: BIG-IP Release Notes


Appendix C: Additional Labs


Appendix D: Optional Labs
 

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