F5 Troubleshooting LTM
This course gives networking professionals hands-on knowledge of how to troubleshoot a BIG-IP LTM system using a number of troubleshooting techniques as well as troubleshooting and system tools. This course includes lectures, labs, and discussions.
This course is intended for system and network administrators responsible for installation, setup, configuration, and administration of the BIG-IP LTM system.
Throughout this course you will have access to a BIG-IP that uses a typical Internal-External VLAN architecture with a pool of servers (HTTP, HTTPS, SSH, FTP, etc) along with web application servers. In the lab for this module, you will license the BIG-IP, set up the Internal and External VLANs, and create the Pools and Virtual Servers that you will use as part of your troubleshooting exercises.
In addition to the topics above, lab exercises will provide a chance to practice troubleshooting problems using the BIG-IP information, troubleshooting methodology, and tools that you have learned.
Topics covered in this course include:
- Configuration Project
- Troubleshooting Methodology
- F5 Support
- BIG-IP Product Architecture
- Troubleshooting – Bottom to Top
- Troubleshooting Tools
- Using System Logs
Students should be familiar with the BIG-IP LTM system and, in particular, how to setup and configure a BIG-IP LTM system, including virtual servers, pools, profiles, VLANs and self-IPs.
Students are required to complete one of the following F5 prerequisites before attending this course:
- Administering BIG-IP V11 instructor-led course
- F5 Certified BIG-IP Administrator
In addition, the following web-based courses will be very helpful for any student with limited BIG-IP LTM administration and configuration:
- Getting Started with BIG-IP web-based training
- Getting Started with BIG-IP Local Traffic Manager (LTM) web-based training
Students should understand:
- TMOS administration
- Network concepts and configuration
- Programming concepts
Duration: 2 Days