F5V12LTM: F5 Networks Configuring BIG-IP LTM v12: Local Traffic Manager

Start Date Time Days Price GTR Availability
August 09, 2017 10:00 (EST) 3 $3,900.00 Register
August 30, 2017 10:00 (EST) 3 $3,900.00 Register
September 20, 2017 10:00 (EST) 3 $3,900.00 Register
October 11, 2017 10:00 (EST) 3 $3,900.00 Register
November 01, 2017 10:00 (EST) 3 $3,900.00 Register
November 29, 2017 10:00 (EST) 3 $3,900.00 Register
December 20, 2017 10:00 (EST) 3 $3,900.00 Register


Overview: Provides networking professionals a functional understanding of the BIG-IP LTM v12 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

Archiving the BIG-IP Configurations

Leveraging F5 Support Resources and Tools


Lesson 2: Reviewing Local Traffic Configuration

Reviewing Nodes, Pools, and Virtual Servers
Reviewing Address Translation
Reviewing Routing Assumptions
Reviewing Application Health Monitoring
Reviewing Traffic Behavior Modification with Profiles
Reviewing the TMOS Shell (TMSH)
Reviewing Managing BIG-IP Configuration Data


Lesson 3: Load Balancing Traffic with LTM

Exploring Dynamic Load Balancing Options
Using Priority Group Activation and Fallback Host
Comparing Member and Node Load Balancing


Lesson 4: Modifying Traffic Behavior with Persistance

Reviewing Persistence
Introducing SSL Persistence
Introducing SIP Persistence
Introducing Universal Persistence
Introducing Destination Address Affinity Persistence
Using Match Across Options for Persistence


Lesson 5: Monitoring Application Health

Differentiating Monitor Types
Customizing the HTTP Monitor
Monitoring an Alias Address and Port
Monitoring a Path vs. Monitoring a Device
Managing Multiple Monitors
Using Application Check Monitors
Using Manual Resume


Lesson 6: Processing Traffic with Virtual Servers

Virtual Servers Concepts

Path Load Balancing

Introducing 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: Modifying Traffic with 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: Deploying Application Services with 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: Customizing Application Delivery with iRules and Local Traffic Policies

Getting Started with iRules
Triggering an iRules
Introducing iRules Constructs
Leveraging the DevCentral Ecosystem
Deploying and Testing iRules
Getting Started with Local Traffic Policies
Constructing and Managing Rules


Lesson 14: Final Lab Project

Lab Project Options