Arrow Electronics, Inc.

Configuring BIG-IP on VIPRION


LENGTH: 8 Hours (1 day)

PRICE: €1 095,00


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.


  • 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.

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


  • BIG-IP VIPRION system setup
  • VIPRION chassis and blade hardware options overview
  • Clustered MultiProcessing (CMP)
  • Configuring virtualized CMP (vCMP) host and guests
  • High-Availability with vCMP and non-vCMP systems
  • Hardware maintenance and basic troubleshooting
  • Lab projects

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