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F5V12BIP: F5 Networks Troubleshooting BIG-IP v12



Overview: This two-day course provides networking professionals with an introduction to the hardware and software architecture of BIG-IP LTM and hands-on experience with the tools and techniques for troubleshooting. This course includes lectures, labs, and discussions.


Pre-requisite(s): Administering BIG-IP, OSI model, TCP/IP addressing and routing, WAN, LAN environments, and server redundancy concepts; or having achieved TMOS Administration Certification.


Audience: This course is intended for networking professionals who are new to supporting and troubleshooting the F5 BIG-IP LTM products.





Lesson 1: Setting Up the BIG-IP System

Introducing the BIG-IP System

Initially Setting Up the BIG-IP System

Archiving the BIG-IP Configurations

Leveraging F5 Support Resources and Tools

Chapter Resources

BIG-IP System Setup Labs


Lesson 2: Reviewing Local Traffic Configuration

Reviewing Nodes, Pools, and Virtual Servers

Reviewing Address Translation

Reviewing Routing Assumptions

Reviewing Application Health Monitoring

Reviewing Traffic Behavior Modification with Profiles

Reviewing the TMOS Shell (TMSH)

Reviewing Managing BIG-IP Configuration Data


Lesson 3: Troubleshooting Methodology

Troubleshooting Methodology

Troubleshooting Methodology Steps

Step 1: Define the Problem

Step 2: Gather Information

Step 3: Define Hypotheses

Step 4: Develop a Test Plan

Steps 5 and 6: Implement the Plan and Observe the Results

Step 7: Repeat as Necessary

Document Everything

Putting the Troubleshooting Steps to Use


Lesson 4: Working with F5 Support

Leveraging AskF5

Finding Resources on DevCentral

Using the BIG-IP iHealth System

Working with F5 Technical Support

Running End User Diagnostics (EUD)

Requesting Return Materials Authorization

Understanding F5’s Software Version Policy

Managing Upgrades and Hotfixes

Managing the BIG-IP License for Upgrades

Managing BIG-IP Disk Space

Upgrading BIG-IP Software


Lesson 5: Product Architecture

Architecture Overview


Switch Fabric

Host Subsystem


Lesson 6: Troubleshooting – Bottom to Top

Host Architecture

Layer 1/Layer 2 Tools

Layer 2/Layer 3 Tools

Layer 3 Tools

Linux Tools

Memory and CPU


Additional tmsh commands

End-User Diagnostics (EUD)


Lesson 7: Troubleshooting Tools









Lesson 8: Using System Logs

System Log Configuration

Log Files

BIG-IP Daemons

Triggering an iRule

Deploying and Testing iRules


Lesson 9: Troubleshooting Lab Projects

Network Configurations for Projects