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

Guaranteed date:   The course is guaranteed to run regardless of the number of participants. This excludes unforeseeable events (e.g. accident, illness of the trainer) which make it impossible to carry out the course.
Instructor-led Online Training:   Course conducted online in a virtual classroom.
FLEX Classroom Training (hybrid course):   Course participation either on-site in the classroom or online from the workplace or from home.

English

Time zone: Central European Summer Time (CEST)   ±1 hour

Online Training Time zone: Central European Summer Time (CEST) Guaranteed date!
Online Training Time zone: Central European Time (CET)
FLEX Classroom Training (hybrid course):   Course participation either on-site in the classroom or online from the workplace or from home.

Europe

France

Paris
Paris

Italy

Agrate Brianza This is a FLEX course in Italian language. Time zone: Central European Time (CET)
Agrate Brianza This is a FLEX course in Italian language. Time zone: Central European Time (CET)

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