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Configuring BIG-IP DNS v13

  • Days: 2 Days
  • Price: $1995

Course Details

This course gives networking professionals a functional understanding of the BIG-IP DNS system as it is commonly used. The course covers installation, configuration, and management of the BIG-IP DNS system, and includes a combination of lecture, discussion, and hands-on labs.

Course Prerequisites

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

The following course-specific knowledge and experience is suggested before attending this course:

  • DNS resolution process
  • Experience configuring DNS content and resolution servers
  • DNSSEC

Course Agenda

Topics covered in this course include:

v13 Course Topics

  • BIG-IP initial setup (licensing, provisioning, and network configuration)
  • Overview of the Domain Name System and DNS resolution flow through BIG-IP DNS
  • Configuring DNS listeners
  • Accelerating DNS resolution with DNS Express, DNS cache, and DNS server load balancing
  • Intelligent DNS resolution with wide IPs and wide IP pools
  • Using probes and metrics to assist the intelligent DNS resolution process
  • Intelligent DNS load balancing methods
  • Monitoring intelligent DNS resources
  • Logging GSLB load-balancing decisions
  • Using DNSSEC
  • Integrating iRules in the DNS resolution process
  • Managing BIG-IP DNS sync groups
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  • Location: Chicago, IL (map)
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  • Location: Instructor Led Online Course
  • Date: 06/21/18 - 06/22/18
  • Location: Chicago, IL (map)