F5 Configuring BIG-IP Local Traffic Manager (LTM) v11x

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Description

In this course, you will gain a functional understanding of the BIG-IP LTM v11x system as it is commonly used, as well as an in-depth understanding of advanced features. Through hands-on labs you will cover installation, configuration, and management of BIG-IP LTM systems.

Certification:

This course helps to prepare you for LTM Essentials and Advanced exams.

Audience

System and network administrators responsible for installation, setup, configuration, and administration of the BIG-IP LTM system

Prerequisites

  • You must complete one of the following:
    • Administering BIG-IP V11
    • BIG-IP Local Traffic Manager (LTM) Essentials
    • Achieve F5 Certified BIG-IP Administrator certification
  • You should understand:
    • TCP/IP Addressing and Routing including, the Address Resolution Protocol, Direct and Indirect Routing, and TCP Handshakes
    • Command Line Configuration
    • Common elements of and differences between WAN and LAN components
    • Fundamental programming concepts
  • In addition, you should be proficient in:
    • The Linux File System
    • PICO editor or VI editor
    • The TCPDUMP program

Learning Objectives

  • New features in BIG-IP LTM v11
  • Install, configure, monitor, and administer a BIG-IP LTM v11 system

1. Installation and Initial Access

2. Load Balancing

3. Monitors

4. Profiles

5. Persistence

6. NATs and SNATs

7. iRules

8. High Availability

9. Selected topics such as IPv6 and route domains

10. iApps