Date:
January 21 - January 22, 2020
Location:
Scalar Calgary Office
5735 7th St NE, Suite 300
Calgary, AB T2E 8V3
Pricing:
$1995 USD
Training

Configuring BIG-IQ

Date:
January 21 - January 22, 2020
Location:
Scalar Calgary Office
5735 7th St NE, Suite 300
Calgary, AB T2E 8V3
Pricing:
$1995 USD

This course uses lectures and hands-on exercises to give participants real-time experience in configuring and using the BIG-IQ® product. Students are introduced to BIG-IQ, its interface, and its various functionality. We first look at administering and operating the BIG-IQ system itself, then detail how it is used to remotely manage BIG-IP devices running BIG-IP Local Traffic Manager (LTM). We then look configuring a BIG-IQ Data Collection Device (DCD) system and see how it is used for the remote storage and examination of BIG-IP log events and statistics.

Course Objectives

  • Perform an initial setup, license, and provision of a BIG-IQ system
  • Administer and monitor the BIG-IQ system
  • Manage BIG-IP LTM devices using BIG-IQ
  • Create, deploy, monitor, and report on BIG-IQ configuration changes
  • Create, deploy, monitor, and report on managed BIG-IP device configuration changes
  • Undertake various troubleshooting of the BIG-IQ functionality
  • Perform an initial setup, license, and provision of a BIG-IQ Data Collection Device (DCD)
  • Configure a BIG-IQ to use a BIG-IQ DCD and examine BIG-IP analytical data

Course Topics

  • The installation and setup of the BIG-IQ system
  • An overview of the BIG-IQ product set and its approach to managing BIG-IP devices.
  • Administering the BIG-IQ system and its facilities
  • Managing BIG-IP LTM devices through their discovery and the subsequent central control and deployment of product objects used on these devices
  • BIG-IQ and managed BIG-IP device troubleshooting steps
  • BIG-IQ and managed BIG-IP device monitoring and reporting facilities
  • The installation and setup of a BIG-IQ Data Collection Device (DCD)
  • Logging and examining BIG-IP LTM events via the BIG-IQ DCD

Course length: 2 days

Audience

This course is intended for system and network administrators or operators responsible for the installation, setup, configuration, and administration of the BIG-IQ system or management of BIG-IP devices and F5 products running on those devices.

Prerequisites

Students must complete one of the following F5 prerequisites before attending this course:

  • Administering BIG-IP instructor-led course

-or-

  • F5 Certified BIG-IP Administrator

The following free web-based training courses, although optional, will be very helpful for any student with limited BIG-IP administration and configuration experience. These courses are available at F5 University:

The following general network technology knowledge and experience are recommended before attending any F5 Global Training Services instructor-led course:

  • OSI model encapsulation
  • Routing and switching
  • Ethernet and ARP
  • TCP/IP concepts
  • IP addressing and subnetting
  • NAT and private IP addressing
  • Default gateway
  • Network firewalls
  • LAN vs. WAN

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