Big – IP F5 Loadbalncer

Course Description

This course gives network professionals a functional understanding of BIG-IP Local Traffic Manager (LTM), introducing students to both commonly used and advanced LTM features. Incorporating lecture, extensive hands-on labs, and classroom discussion, the course helps you build the well-rounded skill set needed to manage BIG-IP LTM systems as part of a flexible and high performance application delivery network.

Horizon Computers specializes in delivery of Load Balancer training.F5 LTM training at Horizon Computers is conducted by experts. 27 custom labs have been developed by our expert trainers. Join horizon Computers to get highest quality of training in World’s No.1 LTM product.

The training is conducted in Horizon Computers at all are three centers Vashi,Vile Parle and Pune.

"Difficulty Level - Intermediate to Advance"


This course assumes that students have a basic understanding of networking concepts, such as local-area networks (LANs), the Internet, security, and IP protocols.


Big – IP F5 Loadbalncer is available in Horizon Computers Vashi, Vile Parle, Pune
Module TopicContents
1 BIG-IP System Setup
  • Introducing the BIG-IP System
  • Initially Setting Up the BIG-IP System Archiving the BIG-IP Configurations
  • Leveraging F5 Support Resources and Tools
2 Reviewing Local Traffic Configuration
  • Nodes, Pools, and Virtual Servers Address Translation
  • Routing Assumptions
  • Application Health Monitoring
  • Traffic Behavior Modification with Profiles TMOS Shell (TMSH)
  • Managing BIG-IP Configuration Data
3 Load Balancing Traffic with LTM
  • Dynamic Load Balancing Options
  • Using Priority Group Activation and Fallback Host Comparing Member and Node Load Balancing
4 Modifying Traffic Behavior with Persistence
  • Persistence
  • SSL Persistence
  • SIP Persistence
  • Universal Persistence
  • 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
6 Processing Traffic with Virtual Servers
  • Virtual Servers Concepts Path Load Balancing
  • Auto Last Hop
7 Processing Traffic with SNATs
  • Overview of SNATs SNAT Automap
  • SNAT Pools
  • SNATs as Listeners SNAT Specificity VIP Bounce back
  • Additional SNAT Options
  • Network Packet Processing
8 Configuring High Availability
  • Sync-Failover Group Concepts
  • Synchronization, State, and Failover Traffic Group Concepts
  • N+1 Concepts
9 Configuring High Availability Part 2
  • Failover Triggers and Detection Stateful Failover
  • Device Group Communication Sync-Only Device Groups
10 Modifying Traffic with Profiles
  • Profiles Review
  • Common Protocol Profile Types and Settings TCP Express Optimization
  • Performance Improvements Configuring and Using Profiles HTTP Profile Options
  • One Connect
  • HTTP Compression HTTP Caching
  • Stream Profiles
  • F5 Acceleration Technologies Analytics
11 Selected Topics
  • VLAN, VLAN Tagging, and Trunking Restricting Network Access
  • SNMP Features
  • Internet Protocol Version 6 (IPv6) Route Domains
12 Deploying Application Services with iApps
  • Simplifying Application Deployment with iApps Using iApps Templates
  • Deploying an Application Service
  • Reconfiguring an Application Service
  • Leveraging the iApps Ecosystem on DevCentral
13 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 Specifying Requires and Controls
  • Constructing and Managing Rules
14 Final Lab Project
  • Lab Project Options
15 Additional Training and Certification
  • Getting Started Series Web-Based Training F5 Instructor Led Training Curriculum
  • F5 Professional Certification Program

Appendix A: ProxySG Initial Configuration

Appendix B: IPv6 in ProxySG Deployments