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F5 BIG-IP Local Traffic Manager (LTM)

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 trainees to the BIG-IP system, its configuration objects, how it processes traffic, and how typical administrative and operational activities are performed.

Delivery Mode

Training is available in small groups as well as on one-to-one basis. Get in touch.

Batch Timings

For the latest training schedule, please check the Calendar.

Course:

8 Modules

Duration:

16 hours

Introduction

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 trainees to the BIG-IP system, its configuration objects, how it processes traffic, and how typical administrative and operational activities are performed.

Calendar

Apr 17th
MON - FRI (35 DAYS)
07:00 AM to 09:00 AM (IST)

Apr 22nd
MON - FRI (35 DAYS)
07:00 AM to 09:00 AM (IST)

Training Type Timing Duration Get Started
Regular [Weekdays]
On Request
2 weeks
Regular [Weekends]
On Request
2 weekends
Fast Track [5 days]
To be announced

Course Content - What Will You Learn?

  • Introducing the BIG-IP System
  • Initially Setting Up the BIG-IP System
  • Configuring the Management Interface
  • Activating the Software License
  • Provisioning Modules and Resources
  • Importing a Device Certificate
  • Specifying BIG-IP Platform Properties
  • Configuring the Network
  • Configuring Network Time Protocol (NTP) Servers
  • Configuring Domain Name System (DNS) Settings
  • Configuring High Availability Options
  • Archiving the BIG-IP Configuration
  • Leveraging F5 Support Resources and Tools
  • Identifying BIG-IP Traffic Processing Objects
  • Configuring Virtual Servers and Pools
  • Load Balancing Traffic
  • Viewing Module Statistics and Logs
  • Using the Traffic Management Shell (TMSH)
  • Understanding the TMSH Hierarchical Structure
  • Navigating the TMSH Hierarchy
  • Managing BIG-IP Configuration State and Files
  • BIG-IP System Configuration State
  • Loading and Saving the System Configuration
  • Shutting Down and Restarting the BIG-IP System
  • Saving and Replicating Configuration Data (UCS and SCF)
  • Address Translation on the BIG-IP System
  • Mapping IP Addresses with NATs
  • Solving Routing Issues with SNATs
  • Configuring SNAT Auto Map on a Virtual Server
  • Monitoring for and Mitigating Port Exhaustion
  • Introducing Monitors
  • Types of Monitors
  • Monitor Interval and Timeout Settings
  • Configuring Monitors
  • Assigning Monitors to Resources
  • Managing Pool, Pool Member, and Node Status
  • Using the Network Map
  • Introducing Profiles
  • Understanding Profile Types and Dependencies
  • Configuring and Assigning Profiles
  • Introducing SSL Offload and SSL Re-Encryption
  • Managing Object State
  • Introducing Profiles
  • Understanding Profile Types and Dependencies
  • Configuring and Assigning Profiles
  • Introducing SSL Offload and SSL Re-Encryption
  • Managing Object State
  • Configuring Logging
  • Legacy Remote Logging
  • Introducing High Speed Logging (HSL)
  • High-Speed Logging Filters
  • HSL Configuration Objects
  • Configuring High Speed Logging
  • Using TCPDUMP on the BIG-IP System
  • Leveraging the BIG-IP iHealth System
  • Viewing BIG-IP System Statistics
  • Defining User Roles and Administrative Partitions
  • Leveraging vCMP
  • Introducing Device Service Clustering (DSC)
  • Preparing to Deploy a DSC Configuration
  • Configuring DSC Communication Settings
  • Establishing Device Trust
  • Establishing a Sync-Failover Device Group
  • Synchronizing Configuration Data
  • Exploring Traffic Group Behaviour
  • Understanding Failover Managers and Triggers
  • Achieving Stateful Failover with Mirroring

Who Should Attend?

Duration

16 Hours

Pre-Requisite?

This course is for network professionals looking to work in an F5 environment. Understanding of basic networking, routing, switching and firewalls is a pre-requisite to attend this training.

Skills gained after this course​

What job roles can I apply for after this course?

After completion of the course you can apply for the following job positions:

Lab Practice

BlueMap has dedicated servers for PaaS, with 99.9% uptime. Candidates will be provided access to individual pods for lab practice. Guidance will also be provided if candidates want to setup a lab environment on their personal machines. A lab guide will be provided to each candidate with scenarios to practice all modules covered in the course because at BlueMap we believe that unless you see it happening you won’t be confident to answer any questions based on the same. There would be scenarios for implementing, verifying and troubleshooting all modules covered in the course.

Frequently Asked Questions

Classes will be conducted online via GoToMeeting.

You will be provided dedicated lab access on our 24x7 available cloud servers during the entire course duration. Each candidate will have his/her own lab scenario for practice. Moreover, if the candidate wants to setup a lab on their machine that support will also be provided by the instructor.

The candidate will be provided with daily class recordings, presentations, lab guides, virtual machines and study notes for practice. All this material will be included in the course fees.

We do not have a refund policy. The candidate will be provided first two sessions free of cost and then the candidate will be asked to pay the course fees.

Yes, the course fees can be paid in two instalments. The first instalment will be payable after the first two free sessions. The second instalment will be payable after 50% course completion.

Placement assistance will be provided to all candidates after course completion. Interview calls be provided to all candidates. Along with that mock interview sessions will also be conducted for all candidates to prepare them for the interview.

Even after the course completion, BlueMap is committed to provide post-training support to all candidates. Post-training support works in two ways. In the first scenario if the candidate does not understand a particular topic he/she can have one-to-one session with the instructor to clear the concept or can attend any other on-going batches. In the second scenario the instructor will provide support to the candidate if he/she is facing issues on job helping candidate to apply knowledge to practice.

Why choose Bluemap?

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