F5 BIG IP GTM/DNS Course Overview

F5 BIG IP GTM/DNS Course Overview

The F5 BIG IP GTM/DNS course provides comprehensive F5 GTM training and insights into the F5 BIG-IP Domain Name System (DNS) solutions. It is designed for network engineers and IT professionals who want to learn about the F5 BIG-IP DNS system (formerly known as GTM). The course covers the setup and initial configuration of the BIG-IP system, understanding and leveraging the DNS and BIG-IP DNS, accelerating DNS resolution, and implementing intelligent DNS resolutions, among other topics.

Through hands-on lessons and modules, learners will gain practical skills in configuring and managing the BIG-IP DNS, ensuring high availability, and optimizing DNS responses. The course also includes advanced topics such as DNSSEC, iRules, and troubleshooting techniques. By completing the F5 BIG IP training, participants will be equipped with the knowledge to improve the performance and manageability of DNS infrastructure within their organizations.

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Course Prerequisites

To successfully undertake the F5 BIG-IP GTM/DNS course, participants should meet the following minimum prerequisites:

  • Basic understanding of networking concepts, including routing and switching
  • Familiarity with basic command-line interface (CLI) operations
  • Knowledge of basic DNS terminology and concepts
  • Awareness of IP addressing and subnetting
  • Basic understanding of end-user and server web browser interaction
  • General knowledge of TCP/IP protocols and the OSI model
  • Experience with network administration and server management is advantageous

These prerequisites ensure that learners can fully engage with the course material and participate actively in the practical aspects of the training. While previous experience with F5 products is not mandatory, familiarity with network load balancing and traffic management concepts will be beneficial.

Target Audience for F5 BIG IP GTM/DNS

The F5 BIG-IP GTM/DNS course equips IT professionals with the skills to manage and optimize DNS traffic and infrastructure.

  • Network Engineers
  • Systems Administrators
  • Network Administrators
  • Network Architects
  • Security Engineers
  • IT Infrastructure Managers
  • DevOps Engineers
  • Cloud Infrastructure Architects
  • Technical Support Specialists
  • Network Operations Personnel
  • Application Delivery Controllers
  • Data Center Operations Specialists
  • IT Professionals specialized in DNS and traffic management

Learning Objectives - What you will Learn in this F5 BIG IP GTM/DNS?

Introduction to the Course's Learning Outcomes and Concepts Covered

This F5 BIG-IP GTM/DNS course equips learners with the skills to set up, configure, and manage BIG-IP DNS for intelligent traffic management across globally dispersed applications and data centers.

Learning Objectives and Outcomes

  • Understand the core functionalities of the BIG-IP System and perform initial system setup and configuration archiving.
  • Gain in-depth knowledge of DNS and how BIG-IP DNS can be used to optimize the name resolution process.
  • Learn to implement DNS listeners, server pools, and leverage DNS cache and DNS Express for accelerated DNS resolution.
  • Configure Wide IPs and integrate BIG-IP DNS into existing DNS environments for seamless traffic management.
  • Master intelligent DNS resolution by setting up various network components, collecting metrics, and managing object status.
  • Implement and customize LDNS probes and metrics to improve DNS resolution efficiency and accuracy.
  • Apply a range of static and dynamic load balancing methods to optimize DNS traffic distribution based on real-time network conditions.
  • Establish persistent DNS query responses and configure Global Server Load Balancing (GSLB) decision logs for detailed monitoring.
  • Monitor DNS infrastructure using tailored monitors and adhere to best practices to ensure resource availability and system reliability.
  • Acquire the ability to troubleshoot common issues, implement DNSSEC for enhanced security, and use iRules for advanced traffic management.