Configuring BIG-IP on VIPRION (TRG-VPR-1)


Who should attend

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


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.

  • Getting Started with BIG-IP web-based training
  • Getting Started with BIG-IP Local Traffic Manager (LTM) web-based training
  • Getting Started with VIPRION 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

Course Objectives

  • By course completion, the student should be able to identify various VIPRION chassis and hardware options, perform an initial configuration of the BIG-IP® VIPRION for both CMP and vCMP configurations~options, and configure host and guests. Additionally, the student should be able to monitor, administer, and perform basic troubleshooting tasks on traffic processed by the BIG-IP® VIPRION System.

Course Content

Chapter 1: Introducing the VIPRION System Architecture
  • Introducing the VIPRION System
  • VIPRION 2000 Series Chassis
  • VIPRION 4000 Series Chassis
  • Primary and Secondary Blades
  • VIPRION Cables and Transceivers
  • Other Components
Chapter 2: Setting Up a BIG-IP VIPRION System
  • Initial BIG-IP Setup Utility Steps
  • Archiving the BIG-IP Configuration
  • BIG-IP vCMP-Enabled Appliance Setup Labs
Chapter 3: Load Balancing Traffic with CMP
  • What is CMP?
  • VIPRION Features and Technologies
Chapter 4: Running BIG-IP with vCMP
  • What is vCMP?
  • vCMP Licensing and Provisioning
  • F5 Virtualization
  • vCMP Host and vCMP Guests
  • Physical and Logical Cores
  • Virtual Disks
  • Flexible Resource Allocation
Chapter 5: Configuring a High Availability Deployment in a VIPRION System
  • High Availability Configuration
  • 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 Behavior
  • Non-vCMP System High Availability
Chapter 6: Managing Blades and Performing Hardware Maintenance
  • Recommended VIPRION Practices
  • Full Cluster Start-Up
  • Adding a New Blade
  • VIPRION Troubleshooting Commands
  • Troubleshooting Tools
  • Contact F5 Technical Support
  • End User Diagnostics (EUD)

Preise & Trainingsmethoden

Online Training

1 Tag

  • US$ 1.100,–
Classroom Training

1 Tag

  • Deutschland: US$ 1.100,–
  • Schweiz: US$ 1.100,–

Derzeit gibt es keine Trainingstermine für diesen Kurs.