Arrow Electronics, Inc.

Configuring BIG-IP on VIPRION


LENGTH: 8 Hours (1 day)

PRICE: kr 7.500,00


This course provides network professionals with a functional understanding of the BIG-IP VIPRION platform. It includes an overview of the chassis, hardware options, Clustered Multiprocessing (CMP) and virtual CMP (vCMP) deployment options. The course includes lectures, demonstrations, hands-on labs, and discussions.


Major Course Changes since v13

The Configuring BIG-IP on VIPRION course presents much of the same content as v13, with very minor additions including explaining the support for full dual stack IPv4 and IPv6 addresses on the Management Port.



  • Describe VIPRION system chassis-blade architecture
  • Describe CMP traffic flow in a VIPRION system
  • Describe VIPRION features and technology
  • Configure vCMP host and vCMP guests
  • Set up multiple vCMP guests in a High Availability configuration
  • Follow recommended practices for configuring the VIPRION system
  • Add a blade to the VIPRION system
  • Identify and resolve basic troubleshooting problems using tools such as LED indicators, log messages,Identify and resolve basic troubleshooting problems using tools such as LED indicators, log messages, and tcpdump


This course is intended for system and network administrators responsible for installation, setup, configuration, and administration of the BIG-IP VIPRION system. You will benefit from first attending the Configuring BIG-IP LTM instructor-led training and having several months or more experience configuring BIG-IP LTM before attending this course.



Students must 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 Local Traffic Manager (LTM) web-based training
•Getting Started with VIPRION 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

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