F5V11LTM: F5 Networks Configuring BIG-IP LTM v11: Local Traffic Manager

Start Date Time Days Price GTR Availability
April 26, 2017 10:00 (EST) 3 $3,900.00 Register
May 17, 2017 10:00 (EST) 3 $3,900.00 Register
June 07, 2017 10:00 (EST) 3 $3,900.00 Register
June 28, 2017 10:00 (EST) 3 $3,900.00 Register


Overview: Provides networking professionals a functional understanding of the BIG-IP LTM v11 system as it is commonly used, as well as an in-depth understanding of advanced features. The course covers installation, configuration, and management of BIG-IP LTM systems. This hands-on course includes lectures, labs, and discussions.


Pre-requisite(s): Administering BIG-IP, OSI model, TCP/IP addressing and routing, WAN, LAN environments, and server redundancy concepts; or having achieved TMOS Administration Certification


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






Lesson 1: Setting up the BIG-IP System

Introducing the BIG-IP System

Initially Setting Up the BIG-IP System

Backing Up and Restoring BIG-IP Configurations

Leveraging F5 Support Resources and Tools


Lesson 2: Review and Lab Project

BIG-IP Concepts

Command Line Configuration

BIG-IP Configuration files

Archive Files


Lesson 3: Load Balancing

Load Balancing Modes


Lesson 4: Persistence

Persistence Concepts

Persistence Revisited

Persistence Options

Other Types of Persistence


Lesson 5: Monitors

Monitor Configuration and Review

Monitor Assignment

Monitor Status Reporting

Scripted Monitors

Configuring Monitors

Other Monitor Options


Lesson 6: Virtual Servers

Virtual Servers Concepts

Path Load Balancing

Auto Last Hop


Lesson 7: SNATs

SNATs Revisited

SNAT Auto Map

SNAT Pools

SNATs as Listeners

SNAT Specificity

VIP Bounceback

Additional SNAT Options

Network Packet Processing


Lesson 8: Configuring High Availability

Sync-Failover Group Concepts

Synchronization, State and Failover

Traffic Group Concepts

N+1 Concepts


Lesson 9: Configuring High Availability Part 2

Failover Triggers and Detection

Stateful Failover

Device Group Communication

Sync-Only Device Groups


Lesson 10: Profiles

Profiles Review

Common Protocol Profile Types and Settings

TCP Express Optimization

Performance Improvements

Configuring and Using Profiles

HTTP Profile Options


HTTP Compression

HTTP Caching

Stream Profiles

F5 Acceleration Technologies



Lesson 11: Selected Topics

VLAN, VLAN Tagging, and Trunking

Restricting Network Access

SNMP Features

Internet Protocol Version 6 (IPv6)

Route Domains

Local Traffic Policies


Lesson 12: iApps

Simplifying Application Deployment with iApps

Using iApps Templates

Deploying an Application Service

Reconfiguring an Application Service

Leveraging the iApps Ecosystem on DevCentral


Lesson 13: iRules

iRules Concepts

iRules Events

iRules Commands


String Manipulation Commands

Other iRule Concerns


Lesson 14: Final Lab Project

Next Steps

Lab Project Options