F5 BIG-IP DNS v12 - Configuring BIG-IP DNS

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Description

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

Topics covered in this course include:

  • BIG-IP initial setup (licensing, provisioning, and network configuration)
  • 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

Objectives

By the end of this course, the student should be able to perform an initial configuration using the Setup Utility and build many common configurations using the Graphical User Interface (browser-based). In addition, the student should be able to monitor and manage common tasks concerning traffic processed through the BIG-IP GTM system.

Prerequisites

There are no F5-technology-specific prerequisites for this course:

However, completing the following before attending would be very helpful for students with limited BIG-IP administration and configuration experience:

  • Administering BIG-IP instructor-led course
  • F5 Certified BIG-IP Administrator

The following 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 Global Traffic Manager (GTM) 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
  • DNSSEC

Outline

  • Setting Up the BIG-IP System
  • Introducing the Domain Name System (DNS) and BIG-IP DNS
  • Accelerating DNS Resolution
  • Implementing Intelligent DNS Resolutions
  • Using LDNS Probes and Metrics
  • Load Balancing Intelligent DNS Resolution
  • Monitoring Intelligent DNS Resources
  • Advanced BIG-IP DNS Topics
  • Final Configuration Projects
  • Additional Training and Certification
  • BIND and ZoneRunner
  • Troubleshooting