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F5 Networks - Troubleshooting BIG-IPv14.x

Course Overview

This course gives hands-on knowledge of how to troubleshoot a BIG-IP system using a number of techniques and system tools.

Who Should Attend

This course is meant for experienced BIG-IP administrators, network engineers, applications engineers, etc., who will be responsible for troubleshooting problems associated with their BIG-IP system.

Course Objectives

Upon completion of this course, students will experience troubleshooting methodology and the use of troubleshooting tools and system logs.

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 System Configuration

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
  • Reviewing High Availability (HA)

3 - TROUBLESHOOTING METHODOLOGY

  • Step-By-Step Process
  • Step 1: State the Problem
  • Step 2: Specify the Problem
  • Step 3: Map the System
  • Step 4: Develop Possible Causes
  • Step 5: Test Theories
  • Step 6: Iterate Until Root Cause Identified
  • Documenting a Problem
  • Putting Troubleshooting Steps to Use

4 - WORKING WITH F5 SUPPORT

  • Leveraging F5 Support Resources
  • AskF5.com
  • DevCentral
  • iHealth
  • Leveraging F5 Labs
  • Working with F5 Technical Support
  • Running End User Diagnostics (EUD) - Hardware Only
  • New Platform Diagnostic Tools
  • Always-On Management (AOM) Subsystem
  • Requesting Return Materials Authorization
  • F5’s Software Version Policy
  • Managing the BIG-IP License for Upgrades
  • Managing BIG-IP Disk Space
  • Upgrading BIG-IP Software

5 - TROUBLESHOOTING – BOTTOM TO TOP

  • Introducing Differences between BIG-IP and LINUX Tools
  • Troubleshooting with Layer 1/Layer 2 Tools
  • Troubleshooting with Layer 2/Layer 3 Tools
  • Troubleshooting with Layer 3 Tools
  • Troubleshooting with LINUX Tools
  • Troubleshooting Memory and CPU
  • Troubleshooting with watch
  • Troubleshooting with Additional tmsh commands

6 - TROUBLESHOOTING TOOLS

  • tcpdump
  • Wireshark
  • ssldump
  • Fiddler
  • diff
  • KDiff3
  • cURL

7 - USING SYSTEM LOGS

  • Configuring Logging
  • Log Files
  • Understanding BIG-IP Daemons Functions
  • Triggering an iRule
  • Deploying and Testing iRules
  • Application Visibility and Reporting

8 - TROUBLESHOOTING LAB PROJECTS

  • Network Configurations for Project

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This is a 2-day class

Price: $1,995.00
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08/19/2019 9:00AM - 5:00PM Online LIVE OLL
11/18/2019 9:00AM - 5:00PM Online LIVE OLL

Class times are listed Eastern time
This class is available for Private Group Training