F5 Configuring Local Traffic Manager (LTM)


This three-day course gives networking professionals a functional understanding of the BIG-IP LTM system as it is commonly used, as well as an in-depth understanding of advanced features. The course covers installation, configuration, and management of BIG-IP LTM systems. This hands-on course includes lectures, labs, and discussions.

Note: This three-day course replaces the previous four-day version. Several topics from the four-day course have been moved to the prerequisite Administering BIG-IP V11 Instructor-led course. See Prerequisites below.

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

Topics covered in this course include:

  • Installation and Licensing
  • Load Balancing
  • Persistence
  • Monitors
  • Profiles
  • iApps
  • Highly Availability
  • Non Load Balancing Virtual Servers
  • NATs and SNATs
  • Selected topics such as IPv6 and Route Domains
  • iRules

By the end of this course, the student should be able to setup an initial configuration and build many common and advanced configurations of BIG-IP LTM systems using either the Graphical User Interface or Command Line utilities. In addition, the student should be able to monitor and manage common tasks concerning traffic processed by a BIG-IP LTM system.

Students should understand:

  • Administering BIG-IP V11 Instructor-led course
  • BIG-IP Lcoal Traffic Manager (LTM) Essentials course
  • Achieve F5 Certified BIG-IP Administrator certification

In addition, it helps if students are familiar with:

  • Common network terminology
  • TCP/IP addressing and routing
  • Command Line Configuration
  • Command Line Access (DOS or UNIX)
  • Common elements of WAN and LAN environments
  • Data Center Server redundancy concepts

In addition, students should be proficient in:

  • Linux File System
  • pico editor or vi editor
  • TCPDUMP tool

After joining our class the student is ready to sign up for the TMOS Administration exam number 201 en LTM exam 301B at a Prometric Pearson Vue Centre.

Duration: 3 Days

Campus Contern
B√Ętiment Colibri
19 Rue Edmond Reuter
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Phone : +352 267 469 200