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F5 Networks - Administering BIG-IP v14

F5 Networks - Administering BIG-IP v14

$1,995.00 Per Enrollment

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Courseware, 3 Exam Vouchers, ‘Price & Quality Guarantee’ and 120 Hours In-Class Training

Our F5 Networks Administering BIG-IP v14 training class will introduce students to the fundamentals of the BIG-IP platform. Created to give network operators, network administrators, and network engineers a working knowledge of BIG-IP, we'll take students through the typical deployment of this application delivery network

Our two-day, instructor-led class includes hands-on labs, lectures, interactive demonstrations, and discussions. It will cover how to configure objects, introduce you to processing traffic and describe typical operational and administrative activities.



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    Get your F5 Networks - Administering BIG-IP v14 training in our convenient IT training centers in Maryland or Virginia.

    Why Take Administering BIG-IP in the Washington DC Region?

    With an international presence and a rapidly growing user-base, understanding how to utilize F5 Network's BIG-IP system is an increasingly desirable skill. IT professionals with knowledge and experience implementing, configuring, and managing this application delivery network are in high demand, particularly around Washington DC.

    Our two-day instructor-led class will teach you the fundamentals of the BIG-IP system and is great for anyone working or looking to work in Network Administration roles.

    You'll learn:

    • Setting Up the BIG-IP System
    • Traffic Processing Building Blocks
    • Using NATs and SNATs
    • Monitoring Application Health
    • Modifying Traffic Behavior with Profiles
    • Modifying Traffic Behavior with Persistence
    • Administering the BIG-IP System
    • Configuring High Availability

    Audience and Prerequisites:

    This course is intended for network administrators, operators, and engineers responsible for managing the normal day-to-day operation and administration of a BIG-IP application delivery network. This course presents the prerequisite knowledge for many other of F5’s BIG-IP instructor-led training courses.


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    Exam and Certification Requirements:


    The Administering BIG-IP class will help students prepare for the F5 Network's Certification tracks.

    What will I learn in this Administering BIG-IP class?

    Module 1: Setting Up the BIG-IP System

    • 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

    Module 2: Traffic Processing Building Blocks

    • 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)

    Module 3: Using NATs and SNATs

    • 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

    Module 4: Monitoring Application Health

    • 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

    Module 5: Modifying Traffic Behavior with Profiles

    • Introducing Profiles
    • Understanding Profile Types and Dependencies
    • Configuring and Assigning Profiles
    • Introducing SSL Offload and SSL Re-Encryption
    • Managing Object State Module

    6: Modifying Traffic Behavior with Persistence

    • Understanding the Need for Persistence
    • Introducing Source Address Affinity Persistence
    • Managing Object State

    Module 7: Administering the BIG-IP System

    • 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 Module 8: Configuring High Availability
    • 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
    • Understanding Failover Managers and Triggers
    • Achieving Stateful Failover with Mirroring