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.
Prior to taking this course, students should have the following skills: OSI modelTCP/IP addressing and routing WANLAN environmentsServer redundancy concepts
2 Days/Lecture & Lab
This course is intended for network operators responsible for managing the normal day-to-day operation of a BIG-IP environment. This course presents the prerequisite knowledge for many other of F5's BIG-IP instructor-led training courses.
- Setting Up the BIG-IP System
- Traffic Processing Building Blocks
- Using NATs and SNATs
- Monitoring Application Health
- Modifying Traffic Behavior with Profiles
- Modifying Traffic Behavior with Persistence
- Administering the BIG-IP System
- Configuring High Availability