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Web-Based Training


Web-Based Training


F5 Networks introductory Web-Based Training courses supplement training on Application Delivery Networking and File Virtualization/Data Management products. The following series of self-paced Web-Based Training courses are meant to introduce students to basic technology concepts, product overviews and basic configurations for a variety of F5 products including BIG-IP Local Traffic Manager (LTM) and ARX.

 

The WBT courses listed here are not a substitute for comprehensive F5 product training. To learn more about in-depth instructor-led training on all of our F5 products, please go to our course pricing and descriptions page to review available courses.

 

Please read the course play-back requirements listed at the bottom of this page to help insure smooth course delivery.


What's new with F5 Products


What's New with BIG-IP Version 10: Provisioning | Overview

This 5-minute training course discusses provisioning and its relationship to licensing and configuring BIG-IP systems. Modules must be licensed and provisioned before they should be configured.


What's New with BIG-IP Version 10: Passive Monitors | Overview

This 10-minute training course discusses a new type of monitor, the Inband monitor. The Inband monitor observes your server's availability by watching client traffic rather than having the BIG-IP initiate monitor-specific requests.

What's New with BIG-IP Version 10: Basic Configuration | Overview

This 5-minute training course shows examples of creating typical objects, such as pools and virtual servers, using the version 10 configuration utility. While there are minor changes, the steps are essentially the same as they were in version 9.


What's New with BIG-IP Version 10: High Availability Setup Wizard | Overview

This 10-minute training course shows the features of the High Availability Setup Wizard and what is accomplished when this tool is used as a part of the configuration of a redundant pair.


What's New with BIG-IP Version 10: Traffic Management Shell | Overview

This 10-minute training courses introduces the new command line interface, the Traffic Management Shell (TM shell). The structure and navigation of the TM shell are highlighted and you are shown how the TM shell would be used to create typical objects.


What's New with BIG-IP Version 10: Application Security Manager | Overview

This 5-minute training course discusses new features such as Brute Force and Denial-of-Service (DoS) attack prevention, ASM integration with Web Accelerator and VIPRION, and the policy builder user log. In addition, enhancements to the XML engine and application-ready templates are covered.


What's New in ARX v5.0 | Overview

This 15 minute training course discusses the new features and enhancements that have been added to ARX with version 5.0, including seamless import, file tracking, snapshot support for Windows file servers, enhanced snapshot reconstitution, and an enhanced help system for the GUI.

 

Current Courses


F5 Product Overview | Overview

This 20-minute training course provides an overview of F5 Networks products and explains how other WBT and Instructor-led courses on specific products can be positioned for your benefit.


HTTP Basics I | Overview

This 15-minute training course provides an overview of the HTTP protocol emphasizing the format of HTTP requests. Knowledge of HTTP formats allows you to better take advantage of BIG-IP features such as iRules.


HTTP Basics II | Overview

This 15-minute training course builds on the information discussed in HTTP Basics I. It emphasizes the format of HTTP responses and shows examples of how HTTP headers can effect applications.


LTM Basic Configuration - v9.x | Overview

This 20-minute training course describes the necessary steps to complete a basic configuration of BIG-IP LTM products. It covers concepts and the configuration steps for Pools & Virtual servers as well as an introduction to additional user support resources.


BIG-IP Licensing & Setup | Overview

This 20-minute training course describes the steps necessary to configure the IP Address and default route for the Management Interface, license the BIG-IP product, and understand the function and steps of the set-up utility.


Technical Storage Foundations | Overview

This 20-minute training course is designed to introduce storage concepts to students that have not previously been exposed to storage technologies. It covers the Shared Storage Model as well as an introduction to File Area Networking and ARX Technologies.


ARX Foundations for NFS | Overview

This 20-minute training course covers an introduction to File Area Networking, ARX, Namespaces, Protocols and File Systems. It also prepares a student to attend the Configuring and Administering ARX instructor-led training by familiarizing the student with the NFS basics needed for a successful course experience.


ARX Foundations for CIFS | Overview

This 20-minute training course covers an introduction to File Area Networking, ARX, Namespaces, Protocols and File Systems. It also prepares a student to attend the Configuring and Administering ARX instructor-led training by familiarizing the student with the CIFS basics needed for a successful course experience.

Contact

Chris Apthorpe

Vendor Business Manager

chris.apthorpe@westconcomstor.com