Configuring BIG-IP LTM: Local Traffic Manager (TRG-BIG-LTM-CFG-3)

 

Course Overview

This course gives network professionals a functional understanding of BIG-IP Local Traffic Manager, introducing students to both commonly used and advanced BIG-IP LTM features and functionality. Incorporating lecture, extensive hands-on labs, and classroom discussion, the course helps students build the well-rounded skill set needed to manage BIG-IP LTM systems as part of a flexible and high performance application delivery network.

Who should attend

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

Prerequisites

Students must complete one of the following F5 prerequisites before attending this course:

The following free web-based courses, although optional, will be very helpful for any student with limited BIG-IP administration and configuration experience. These courses are available at F5 University:

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

The following course-specific knowledge and experience is suggested before attending this course:

  • Web application delivery
  • HTTP, HTTPS, FTP and SSH protocols
  • TLS/SSL

Course Objectives

By the end of this course, the student should be able to use both the Configuration utility, TMSH, and Linux commands to configure and manage BIG-IP LTM systems in an application delivery network. In addition, students should be able to monitor the BIG-IP system to achieve operational efficiency, and establish and maintain high availability infrastructure for critical business applications.

Course Content

  • Setting Up the BIG-IP System
  • Reviewing Local Traffic Configuration
  • Load Balancing Traffic with LTM
  • Modifying Traffic Behavior with Persistence
  • Monitoring Application Health
  • Processing Traffic with Virtual Servers
  • Processing Traffic with SNATs
  • Modifying Traffic Behavior with Profiles
  • Selected Topics
  • Customizing Application Delivery with iRules
  • Customizing Application Delivery with Local Traffic Policies
  • Securing Application Delivery with LTM
  • Final Lab Project

Prices & Delivery methods

Online Training

Duration
3 days

Price (excl. tax)
  • US$ 3,300.—
Classroom Training

Duration
3 days

Price (excl. tax)
  • Germany: US$ 3,300.—
  • Switzerland: US$ 3,300.—

Schedule

Instructor-led Online Training:   Course conducted online in a virtual classroom.

German

Time zone: Central European Time (CET)   ±1 hour

Online Training Time zone: Central European Time (CET)

Europe

Belgium

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Diegem Course language: English

France

Paris
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Italy

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Netherlands

Houten Course language: English
Houten Course language: English
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