Arrow Electronics, Inc.

Configuring BIG-IP DNS (formerly GTM) v16.1


DÉLKA: 16 Hours (2 DENNÍ)

CENA: Kč bez DPH 39 900,00


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


• 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

Určeno pro

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

Vstupní znalosti

Students are required to complete one of the following F5 prerequisites before attending this course:

▪ Administering BIG-IP instructor-led course


▪ F5 Certified BIG-IP Administrator

The following free web-based courses, although optional, will be very helpful for any student with limited BIG-IP administration and configuration experience.

These courses are available at F5 University(
▪ Getting Started with BIG-IP web-based training

▪ Getting Started with BIG-IP DNS web-based training

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


Chapter 1: Setting Up the BIG-IP System
▪ Introducing the BIG-IP System
▪ Initially Setting Up the BIG-IP System
▪ Archiving the BIG-IP Configuration
▪ Leveraging F5 Support Resources and Tools
▪ Provision the BIG-IP System and Confirm Network Configuration

Chapter 2: Introducing the Domain Name System (DNS) and BIG-IP DNS
▪ Understanding the Domain Name System (DNS)
▪ Reviewing the Name Resolution Process
▪ Implementing BIG-IP DNS
▪ Using DNS Resolution Diagnostic Tools

Chapter 3: Accelerating DNS Resolution
▪ Introducing DNS Resolution with BIG-IP DNS
▪ BIG-IP DNS Resolution Decision Flow
▪ Configuring BIG-IP DNS Listeners
▪ Resolving DNS Queries in the Labs (Lab Zone Records)
▪ Load Balancing Queries to a DNS Server Pool
▪ Accelerating DNS Resolution with DNS Cache
▪ Accelerating DNS Resolution with DNS Express
▪ Introducing Wide IPs
▪ Using Other Resolution Methods with BIG-IP DNS
▪ Integrating BIG-IP DNS into Existing DNS Environments

Chapter 4: Implementing Intelligent DNS Resolutions
▪ Introducing Intelligent DNS Resolution
▪ Identifying Physical Network Components
▪ Identifying Logical Network Components
▪ Collecting Metrics for Intelligent Resolution
▪ Configuring Data Centers
▪ Configuring a BIG-IP DNS System as a Server
▪ Configuring a BIG-IP LTM System as a Server
▪ Establishing iQuery Communication between BIG-IP Systems
▪ Configuring a Non-F5 Server
▪ Defining Links and Routers
▪ Configuring Wide IP Pools
▪ Configuring Wide IPs
▪ Managing Object Status
▪ Using the Traffic Management Shell (TMSH)

Chapter 5: Using LDNS Probes and Metrics
▪ Introducing LDNS Probes and Metrics
▪ Types of LDNS Probes
▪ Excluding an LDNS from Probing
▪ Configuring Probe Metrics Collection

Chapter 6: Load Balancing Intelligent DNS Resolution
▪ Introducing Load Balancing on BIG-IP DNS
▪ Using Static Load Balancing Methods
▪ Round Robin
▪ Ratio
▪ Global Availability
▪ Static Persist
▪ Other Static Load Balancing Methods
▪ Using Dynamic Load Balancing Methods
▪ Round Trip Time
▪ Completion Rate
▪ Hops
▪ Least Connections
▪ Packet Rate
▪ Kilobytes per Second
▪ Other Dynamic Load Balancing Methods
▪ Virtual Server Capacity
▪ Virtual Server Score
▪ Using Quality of Service Load Balancing
▪ Persisting DNS Query Responses
▪ Configuring GSLB Load Balancing Decision Logs
▪ Using Manual Resume
▪ Using Topology Load Balancing

Chapter 7: Monitoring Intelligent DNS Resources
▪ Exploring Monitors
▪ Configuring Monitors
▪ Assigning Monitors to Resources
▪ Monitoring Best Practices

Chapter 8: Advanced BIG-IP DNS Topics
▪ Implementing DNSSEC
▪ Setting Limits for Resource Availability
▪ Using iRules with Wide IPs
▪ Introducing Other Wide IP Types
▪ Implementing BIG-IP DNS Sync Groups


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