F5 BIG-IP Local Traffic Manager (LTM) Training

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New Video Update: In this video update we will show you how to use iApps on the F5 BIP appliance. iApps allows you to use a wizard/scripting based option for creating your pools and virtual servers automatically.

Do you want to learn how to load balance traffic among a group of common servers? Do you want to learn how to setup persistence to keep clients connected to the same server? Do you want to learn how to setup SSL termination to your HTTP only web farm?

In this video series you will learn how to do many of these things and much more. The F5 BIG-IP appliance running the Local Traffic Manager (LTM) module is focused on application delivery to provide server load balancing for your Data Center. We have a range of basic to advanced topics that will show you how to deploy the F5 BIG-IP appliance step-by-step in a simple and practical implementation.

Below are some of the video topics that are available and what topics are already being scheduled to be released soon:

Video Series: ~203 minutes

  1. Overview
  2. Installation (Virtual Machine only)
  3. Management
  4. Setup Utility
  5. Server Load Balancing
  6. Monitoring and Statistics
  7. Load Balancing Methods
    • Overview
    • Round Robin
    • Least Connections
    • Fastest
    • Ratio based on Member
    • Ratio based on Node
    • Ratio (Dynamic)
  8. Health Monitors
    • Basic Monitors
    • Custom Monitors
  9. Persistence
    • Overview
    • Persistence using Cookies
    • Persistence using Source IP
  10. SSL Termination
    • Overview
    • SSL Termination (Client-Side)
    • SSL Termination with Cookie Persistence
  11. iRules
    1. Overview
    2. iRule script: Redirecting client based on web browser
    3. iRule script: Redirecting client based on IP address/subnet
    4. iRule script: Redirecting client based on the HTTP host (domain name)
    5. iRule script: Redirecting client if they receive a 4XX HTTP error
  12. iApps — NEW!!!



Video Series (MP4) – ~203 minutes


Michel Thomatis, CCIE #6778 (15 year) – Chief Network Architect & Lead Trainer

Michel has spent the last 18 years as a network engineer/architect.  As a 15-year CCIE, Michel loves the opportunity to provide training in a wide-array of network technologies. He formerly worked at Cisco, as well as in government, banking, and non-profit organizations. He has published the “Network Design Cookbook” and a science fiction novel called “The Dark End”.  He has also published various iOS applications (virtual Network Engineer, Circlefalls) that can be found on Apple’s iOS App Store.  Other software development experience includes python and SDN.  Currently, Michel is the owner, Chief Network Architect and Lead Trainer at RouteHub Group, LLC.