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This course provides network professionals with a functional understanding of the BIG-IP VIPRION platform. It includes an overview of the chassis, hardware options, Clustered Multiprocessing (CMP) and virtual CMP (vCMP) deployment options. The course includes lectures, demonstrations, hands-on labs, and discussions.

Prerequisites

Students must complete one of the following F5 prerequisites before attending this course:
  • Administering BIG-IP instructor-led course
  • F5 Certified BIG-IP Administrator
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

Objectives

By the time you finish this course, you should be able to identify various VIPRION chassis and hardware options, perform an initial configuration of the BIG-IP VIPRION system, and configure a vCMP host and guests. Additionally, you should be able to monitor, administer, and perform basic troubleshooting tasks on traffic processed by a BIG-IP VIPRION system.

Agenda

  • BIG-IP VIPRION system setup
  • VIPRION chassis and blade hardware options overview
  • Clustered MultiProcessing (CMP)
  • Configuring virtualized CMP (vCMP) host and guests
  • High-Availability with vCMP and non-vCMP systems
  • Hardware maintenance and basic troubleshooting
  • Lab projects