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F5 Networks - Configuring BIG-IP LTM - Local Traffic Manager v14.x

Course Overview

This course gives network professionals a functional understanding of BIG-IP Local Traffic Manager, introducing commonly used and advanced BIG-IP LTM features and functionality.

Who Should Attend

This course is intended for system and network administrators responsible for installation, setup, configuration, and administration of the BIG-IP LTM system.

Course Objectives

Upon completion of this course, students will have the skill set needed to manage BIG-IP LTM systems as part of a flexible and high performance application delivery network.

Course Outline

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

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

3 - LOAD BALANCING TRAFFIC WITH LTM

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

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

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

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

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

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

9 - SELECTED TOPICS

  • VLAN, VLAN Tagging, and Trunking
  • Restricting Network Access
  • SNMP Features
  • Segmenting Network Traffic with Route Domains

10 - DEPLOYING APPLICATION SERVICES WITH IAPPS

  • Simplifying Application Deployment with iApps
  • Using iApps Templates
  • Deploying an Application Service
  • Leveraging the iApps Ecosystem on DevCentral

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

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

13 - FINAL LAB PROJECT

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