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BIG-IP LTM v10.2 Essentials

 

Installation and Initial Access


  • BIG-IP Local Traffic Manager Overview
  • Licensing, Provisioning & the Setup Utility
  • Installation and Setup Labs
  • Lab –Changing Initial IP Address
  • Lab –Licensing the System and Provisioning
  • Lab –Setup Utility
  • Lab –Configuration Utility
  • Lab –Configuration Backup
  • BIG-IP Hardware Platforms
  • Switch Card Control Processor (SCCP) and Always On Management (AOM)
  • Lab –SCCP / AOM IP Address Configuration

Load Balancing


  • Virtual Servers and Pools
  • Configuring Virtual Servers and Pools
  • Lab –Virtual Servers and Pools
  • Network Map
  • Load Balancing Modes
  • Configuring Load Balancing
  • Labs –Load Balancing

Monitors


  • Monitor Concepts
  • Monitor Configuration
  • Monitor Assignment
  • Monitor Status Reporting
  • Lab –Monitors for Nodes
  • Labs –Monitors for Pools and Members

Profiles


  • Profiles
  • Profile Types and Dependencies
  • Common Protocol Profile Types and Settings
  • Configuring and Using Profiles

Persistence


  • Persistence Concepts
  • Source Address Persistence
  • Lab –Source Address Persistence
  • Cookie Persistence
  • Lab –Cookie Persistence
  • Object Management
  • Lab –Disabled Members

Processing SSL Traffic


  • SSL Termination/Initiation
  • SSL Profile Configuration
  • Lab –Client SSL
  • Lab –Client and Server SSL (Optional)

Lab Project


  • Configuration Project
  • Lab –Configuration Project
  • Review Questions –Modules 1 to 6

NATs and SNATs


  • Network Address Translation (NAT)
  • Lab –Configuring a NAT
  • Secure Network Address Translation (SNAT)
  • Labs –SNAT Labs

iRules


  • Rules Concepts
  • iRules Events
  • Configuring iRules
  • Labs –iRules Lab #1
  • Labs –iRules Lab #2

Installation of a Redundant Pair


  • Redundant Pair Concepts
  • Synchronization State and Failover
  • Lab –Redundant Pair Setup
  • Lab –Synchronization
  • Redundant Pair Communication
  • Upgrading the BIG-IP System

High Availability


  • Fail-over Triggers
  • Fail-over Trigger Configuration
  • Lab –Failover Triggers
  • Failover Detection
  • Lab –Network Failover
  • Stateful Fail-over
  • Lab –Connection Mirroring
  • Lab –Persistence Mirroring
  • MAC Masquerading
  • Optional Lab –MAC Masquerading

Maintaining BIG-IP LTM


  • F5 Support Resources and Tools
  • Documentation for Support
  • Next Steps and Review Questions
  • Optional Lab –F5 Resources
  • Optional Labs –BIG-IP iHealth

Maintaining BIG-IP LTM


  • F5 Support Resources and Tools
  • Documentation for Support
  • Next Steps and Review Questions
  • Optional Lab –F5 Resources
  • Optional Labs –BIG-IP iHealth

Appendix A –Installation


  • Pre-Installation Information
  • Installation Worksheet
  • V10.x Installation options
  • Optional Lab –V10.x Re-Install

Appendix B –New Features


  • New Feature summary for Version 10.2.0
  • New Feature summary for Version 10.1.0
  • New Feature summary for Version 10.0.0
  • New Features for Version 9.4.X

Appendix C – Additional Topics


  • Tcpdump
  • Recovering Corrupted Passwords

Appendix D – HTTP Basics


  • Requests and Responses
  • HTTP Headers