F5 Configuring BIG-IP Global Traffic Manager

This two-day course gives networking professionals a functional understanding of the BIG-IP GTM system as it is commonly used. The course covers installation, configuration, and management of the BIG-IP GTM system. This hands-on course includes lectures, labs, and discussions.

Course Outline

  • Installation and Licensing

  • DNS Overview

  • Accelerated DNS Resolutions

  • Intelligent DNS Resolutions

  • LDNS Probes and Metrics

  • Load Balancing

  • Monitors and Probes

  • Configuration Files, Logs, and Notifications

  • Advanced Topics - DNSSEC, iRules, Synchronization, DNS Integration, iHealth

  • Configuration Project


This course is intended for system and network administrators responsible for installation, setup, configuration, and administration of the BIG-IP GTM System.


  • Common Network terminologyTCP/IP

  • Addressing and Routing

  • DNS MethodologyInternetworking concepts

  • Common elements of WAN and LAN environments: Data Center Server redundancy concepts.

  • In addition, students should be proficient with:Basic PC operation and application skills, including Windows OS

  • Basic Web Browser operation (Internet Explorer is used in class)