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F5 Administering BIG-IP and Configuring BIG-IP LTM v.14.1: Local Traffic Manager Bundle

Administering BIG-IP v14.1

This course gives network administrators, network operators, and network engineers a functional understanding of the BIG-IP system as it is commonly deployed in an application delivery network. The course introduces students to the BIG-IP system, its configuration objects, how it processes traffic, and how typical administrative and operational activities are performed. The course includes lecture, hands-on labs, interactive demonstrations, and discussions.

Configuring BIG-IP LTM v14.1: Local Traffic Manager

This course gives network professionals a functional understanding of BIG-IP Local Traffic Manager, introducing students to both commonly used and advanced BIG-IP LTM features and functionality. Incorporating lecture, extensive hands-on labs, and classroom discussion, the course helps students build the well-rounded skill set needed to manage BIGIP LTM systems as part of a flexible and high- performance application delivery network.

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Audience

This course is intended for system and network administrators, operators, and engineers responsible for managing the normal day-to-day operation and administration of a BIG-IP application delivery network, and installation, setup, configuration, and administration of the BIG-IP LTM system.

Prior knowledge

The following free web-based training courses, although optional, will be very helpful for any student with limited BIG-IP administration and configuration experience.

These courses are available at F5 University (http://university.f5.com): 

▪ Getting Started with BIG-IP

▪ Getting Started with BIG-IP Local Traffic Manager (LTM) web-based training

The following general network technology knowledge and experience are recommended before attending any F5 Global Training Services instructor-led course:

▪ OSI model encapsulation

▪ Routing and switching

▪ Ethernet and ARP

▪ TCP/IP concepts

▪ IP addressing and subnetting

▪ NAT and private IP addressing

▪ Default gateway

▪ Network firewalls

▪ LAN vs. WAN

The following course-specific knowledge and experience is suggested before attending this course:

▪ Web application delivery

▪ HTTP, HTTPS, FTP and SSH protocols

▪ TLS/SSL

Objectives

Administering BIG-IP v14.1

• Getting started with the BIG-IP system

• Traffic processing with BIG-IP Local Traffic Manager (LTM)

• Using the TMSH (TMOS Shell) command line interface

• Using NATs and SNATs

• Monitoring application health and managing object status

• Modifying traffic behavior with profiles, including SSL offload and re-encryption

• Modifying traffic behavior with persistence, including source address affinity and cookie persistence

• Troubleshooting the BIG-IP system, including logging (local, high-speed, and legacy remote logging), and using tcpdump

• User roles and administrative partitions

• vCMP concepts

• Customizing application delivery with iRules

 

Configuring BIG-IP LTM v14.1: Local Traffic Manager

• BIG-IP initial setup (licensing, provisioning, and network configuration)

• A review of BIG-IP local traffic configuration objects

• Using dynamic load balancing methods

• Modifying traffic behavior with persistence (including SSL, SIP, universal, and destination address affinity persistence)

• Monitoring application health with Layer 3, Layer 4, and Layer 7 monitors (including transparent, scripted, and external monitors)

• Processing traffic with virtual servers (including network, forwarding, and reject virtual servers)

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Objectives

Administering BIG-IP v14.1

• Getting started with the BIG-IP system

• Traffic processing with BIG-IP Local Traffic Manager (LTM)

• Using the TMSH (TMOS Shell) command line interface

• Using NATs and SNATs

• Monitoring application health and managing object status

• Modifying traffic behavior with profiles, including SSL offload and re-encryption

• Modifying traffic behavior with persistence, including source address affinity and cookie persistence

• Troubleshooting the BIG-IP system, including logging (local, high-speed, and legacy remote logging), and using tcpdump

• User roles and administrative partitions

• vCMP concepts

• Customizing application delivery with iRules

 

Configuring BIG-IP LTM v14.1: Local Traffic Manager

• BIG-IP initial setup (licensing, provisioning, and network configuration)

• A review of BIG-IP local traffic configuration objects

• Using dynamic load balancing methods

• Modifying traffic behavior with persistence (including SSL, SIP, universal, and destination address affinity persistence)

• Monitoring application health with Layer 3, Layer 4, and Layer 7 monitors (including transparent, scripted, and external monitors)

• Processing traffic with virtual servers (including network, forwarding, and reject virtual servers)

• Processing traffic with SNATs (including SNAT pools and SNATs as listeners)

• Modifying traffic behavior with profiles (including TCP profiles, advanced HTTP profile options, caching, compression, and OneConnect profiles)

• Advanced BIG-IP LTM configuration options (including VLAN tagging and trunking, SNMP features, packet filters, and route domains)

• Deploying application services with iApps

• Customizing application delivery with iRules and local traffic policies

• Securing application delivery using BIG-IP LTM

Content

Administering BIG-IP v14.1

Chapter 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

 

Chapter 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)

 

Chapter 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

 

Chapter 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

 

Chapter 5: Modifying Traffic Behavior with Profiles

▪ Introducing Profiles

▪ Understanding Profile Types and Dependencies

▪ Configuring and Assigning Profiles

▪ Introducing SSL Offload and SSL ReEncryption

▪ Managing Object State

 

Chapter 6: Modifying Traffic Behavior with Persistence

▪ Understanding the Need for Persistence

▪ Introducing Source Address Affinity Persistence

▪ Managing Object State

 

Chapter 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

 

Chapter 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

 

Configuring BIG-IP LTM v14.1: Local Traffic Manager

Chapter 1: Setting Up the BIG-IP System

▪ Introducing the BIG-IP System

▪ Initially Setting Up the BIG-IP System

▪ Archiving the BIG-IP Configuration

▪ Leveraging F5 Support Resources and Tools

 

Chapter 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

 

Chapter 3: Load Balancing Traffic with LTM

▪ Exploring Load Balancing Options

▪ Using Priority Group Activation and Fallback Host

▪ Comparing Member and Node Load Balancing

 

Chapter 4: Modifying Traffic Behavior with Persistence

▪ Reviewing Persistence

▪ Introducing Cookie Persistence

▪ Introducing SSL Persistence

▪ Introducing SIP Persistence

▪ Introducing Universal Persistence

▪ Introducing Destination Address Affinity Persistence

▪ Using Match Across Options for Persistence

 

Chapter 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 and Advanced Monitor Timer Settings

 

Chapter 6: Processing Traffic with Virtual Servers

▪ Understanding the Need for Other Virtual Server Types

▪ Forwarding Traffic with a Virtual Server

▪ Understanding Virtual Server Order of Precedence

▪ Path Load Balancing

 

Chapter 7: Processing Traffic with SNATs

▪ Overview of SNATs

▪ Using SNAT Pools

▪ SNATs as Listeners

▪ SNAT Specificity

▪ VIP Bounceback

▪ Additional SNAT Options

▪ Network Packet Processing Review

 

Chapter 8: Modifying Traffic Behavior with Profiles

▪ Profiles Overview

▪ TCP Express Optimization

▪ TCP Profiles Overview

▪ HTTP Profile Options

▪ OneConnect

▪ Offloading HTTP Compression to BIG-IP

▪ HTTP Caching

▪ Stream Profiles

▪ F5 Acceleration Technologies

 

Chapter 9: Selected Topics

▪ VLAN, VLAN Tagging, and Trunking

▪ Restricting Network Access

▪ SNMP Features

▪ Segmenting Network Traffic with Route Domains

 

Chapter 10: Deploying Application Services with iApps

▪ Simplifying Application Deployment with iApps

▪ Using iApps Templates

▪ Deploying an Application Service

▪ Leveraging the iApps Ecosystem on DevCentral

 

Chapter 11: Customizing Application Delivery with iRules and Local Traffic Policies

▪ Getting Started with iRules

▪ Triggering an iRule

▪ Introducing iRule Constructs

▪ Leveraging the DevCentral Ecosystem

▪ Deploying and Testing iRules

▪ Getting Started with Local Traffic Policies

▪ What Can You Do with a Local Traffic Policy?

▪ How Does a Local Traffic Policy Work?

▪ Understanding Local Traffic Policy Workflow

▪ Introducing the Elements of a Local Traffic Policy

▪ Specifying the Matching Strategy

▪ What Are Rules?

▪ Understanding Requires and Controls

▪ Configuring and Managing Policy Rules

▪ Configuring a New Rule

▪ Including Tcl in Certain Rule Settings

 

Chapter 12: Securing Application Delivery with LTM

▪ Understanding Today’s Threat Landscape

▪ Integrating LTM Into Your Security Strategy

▪ Defending Your Environment Against SYN Flood Attacks

▪ Defending Your Environment Against Other Volumetric Attacks

▪ Addressing Application Vulnerabilities with iRules and Local Traffic Policies

Chapter 13: Final Lab Project

▪ About the Final Lab Project

▪ Possible Solution to La

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Kursstart: 09.30
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