Configuring BIG-IP Local Traffic Manager (F5-TRG-BIG-LTM-CFG-3)

This course gives network professionals a functional understanding of BIG-IP Local Traffic Manager (LTM) v12, introducing students to both commonly used and advanced LTM features. 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. 

Students are required to complete one of the following F5 prerequisites before attending this course:
  • Administering BIG-IP V11 instructor-led course
  • F5 Certified BIG-IP Administrator

Students should understand:
  • TMOS administration, Network concepts and configuration, Web application delivery

Follow on course: The F5 curriculum offers many courses on LTM, ASM, APM and iRules,which can be taken as a follow on course. Please contact us for more information. 

  • Set up the BIG-IP LTM System
  • 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, and F5 acceleration technologies
  • Deploying iApps
  • Highly Availability, including Sync-Failover and Sync-Only device groups, traffic groups, and N+1 concepts
  • Forwarding and network virtual servers, path load balancing, and auto last hop
  • Configuring local traffic policies
  • Implementing SNATs
  • IPv6 and route domains
  • Configuring iRules.


Chapter 1: Setting Up the BIG-IP System
Chapter 2: Review and Lab Project
Chapter 3: Load Balancing
Chapter 4: Persistence
Chapter 5: Monitors
Chapter 6: Virtual Servers
Chapter 7: SNATs
Chapter 8: Configuring High Availability
Chapter 9: Configuring High Availability Part 2
Chapter 10: Profiles
Chapter 11: Selected Topics
Chapter 13: iRules

Certification: This course prepares the student for the Level 301a and Level 301b exams, to become F5 Certified Technology Specialist LTM (F5-CTS).
Duration: 3 days