BIG-IP LTM Workshop (BLWS)
This workshop is intended for network administrators, operators, and engineers who are responsible for managing the normal day-to-day operation and for installation, setup and configuration of the BIG-IP LTM system.
There are no prerequisites for this workshop, but students should understand network concepts and configuration.
- Getting started with the BIG-IP system
- Traffic processing with BIG-IP Local Traffic Manager (LTM)
- NATs and SNATs
- Traffic Management Shell (tmsh)
- Monitoring application health and managing object status
- Modifying traffic behaviour with profiles, including SSL offload (client SSL termination)
- Modifying traffic behaviour with persistence with cookie persistence
- Troubleshooting the BIG-IP system, including logging (local, high-speed, and legacy remote logging), monitoring the BIG-IP system remotely with SNMP, and using tcpdump
- Always-On Management (AOM)
- License, disk, boot location, and software management
- User roles and administrative partitions
- CMP and vCMP concepts
- High Availability (Sync-Failover, Sync-Only device groups, traffic groups, and N+1 concepts)
- Customizing application delivery with iRules
- Forwarding and network virtual servers, path load balancing, and auto last hop
- Load Balancing, including priority group activation and connection limits
- Persistence concepts, including universal persistence and match across services
- Monitors, including scripted monitors and managing multiple monitors
- Profiles, including compression, caching.
- Deploying iApps
This workshop does not prepare the student for the Level 101 and Level 201 exams, to become F5 Certified BIG-IP Administrator (F5-CA), but can be taken as a first step towards exam preparation. The trainer will inform you during your workshop what the next steps are to be fully prepared for taking your exams.
Duration: 3 days