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F5 Networks Administering BIG-IP v13 Course Outline

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F5 Networks Administering BIG-IP v13
Overview:
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.

Pre-requisite(s):
OSI model, TCP/IP addressing and routing, WAN, LAN environments, and server redundancy concepts

Audience:
This course is intended for network administrators, operators, and engineers responsible for managing the normal day-to-day operation and administration of a BIG-IP application delivery network. This course presents the prerequisite knowledge for many other of F5ís BIG-IP instructor-led training courses.

Special Note to New Hampshire Residents
This course has not yet been approved by the State's Department of Education. Please contact us to get an update as to when the class should be available in New Hampshire

Course Outline:

Lesson 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

Lesson 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)
Managing BIG-IP Configuration State and Files
Saving and Replicating Configuration Data (UCS and SCF)

Lesson 3 : Using NATs and SNATs
Address Translation on the BIG-IP System
Mapping IP Addresses with NAT
Solving Routing Issues with SNATs
Configuring SNAT Auto Map on a Virtual Server
Monitoring for and Mitigating Port Exhaustion

Lesson 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

Lesson 5 : Modifying Traffic Behavior with Profiles
Introducing Profiles
Understanding Profile Types and Dependencies
Configuring and Assigning Profiles
Understanding the Need for Persistence
Introducing Source Address Affinity Persistence
Introducing Cookie Persistence
Introducing SSL Offload and SSL Re-Encryption
Managing Object State

Lesson 6 : Administering the BIG-IP System
Configuring 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

Lesson 7 : Customizing Application Delivery with iRules
Identifying iRules Components
Triggering iRules with Events
Leveraging the iRules Ecosystem on DevCentral

Lesson 8 : Additional Training and Certification
Getting Started Series Web-Based Training
F5 Instructor Led Training Curriculum
F5 Professional Certification Program

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