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code: F5N-VIPRION | version: v15.1

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.

By the time you finish this course, you should be able to identify various VIPRION chassis and hardware options, perform an initial configuration of the BIG-IP VIPRION system, and configure a vCMP host and guests. Additionally, you should be able to monitor, administer, and perform basic troubleshooting tasks on traffic processed by a BIG-IP VIPRION system.

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.

Course is based on the system version v14.

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  1. VIPRION System Architecture
    • Introducing the VIPRION System
    • VIPRION 2000 Series Chassis
    • VIPRION 4000 Series Chassis
    • Primary and Secondary Blades
    • VIPRION Cables and Transceivers
    • Other Components
  2. Setting Up a BIG-IP VIPRION System
    • Initial BIG-IP Setup Utility Steps
    • Creating an Archive of the BIG-IP System
    • Review Questions
    • BIG-IP System Setup Labs
  3. CMP Traffic Flow
    • What is CMP?
    • VIPRION Features and Technologies
    • Non-vCMP System High Availability
  4. Running VIPRION with vCMP
    • What is vCMP?
    • vCMP Licensing and Provisioning
    • F5 Virtualization
    • vCMP Host and vCMP Guests
    • Physical and Logical Cores
    • Virtual Disks
    • Flexible Resource Allocation
  5. VIPRION Guest – High Availability
    • High Availability in vCMP Systems
    • Required IP Addresses and Port Settings
    • Setting Up an Active/Standby Pair
    • Traffic Groups
  6. Creating Advanced High Availability Configurations (Optional)
    • Stateful Failover
    • Mirroring
    • Failover Methods
    • vCMP Heterogeneous Sync-Failover Device Group
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Additional information


Before attending the Troubleshooting, ASM, DNS, APM, AAM, AFM, VIPRION or iRules courses is mandatory:

  • to take part in the BIG-IP Admin or LTM course
  • or possession of F5-CA or F5-CTS LTM certification
  • or pass special assessment test with sore 70% or greater.

To take assessment test:
Step 1: get an account on F5 University
Step 2: goto My Training and find Administering BIG-IP Course Equivalency Assessment
Take the test. Pass mark is 70%
Step 3: take a screen shot as proof of results
If this prerequisite is not met, F5 Networks have the right to refuse entry to the class.

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Duration 1 day

The participants will obtain certificates signed by F5 Networks (course completion).


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