F5 - Configuring BIG-IQ

The course is for system and network administrators responsible for the installation, setup, configuration, and administration of the BIG-IQ system. Or, it can be undertaken by operators who require some knowledge of how the systems are setup, but usually concentrate on performing particular operational tasks whether on BIG-IQ or via BIG-IQ on the managed BIG-IP devices.

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  • 13
    2 days, Thu & Fri 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
    Virtual - AUS
    Session information
    Session 1
    Thu 13 Jun 09:00 - Thu 13 Jun 17:00
    Virtual - AUS
    Session 2
    Fri 14 Jun 09:00 - Fri 14 Jun 17:00
    Virtual - AUS
    • $2,716.00 excl. GST


  • BIG-IQ Overview 
    • BIG-IQ Centralized Management
    • BIG-IQ Approach
    • BIG-IQ Core Functionality
    • REST API
    • BIG-IQ Data Collection Device (DCD)
    • BIG-IP Cloud Edition (CE)
    • Setting Up the BIG-IQ System
  • Administering the BIG-IQ System 
    • Controlling Access to the BIG-IQ
    • Creating, Authenticating, Configuring Users and their Roles
    • System Backups
    • Configuring DNS, NTP, and SMTP
    • Monitoring the BIG-IQ, DCD, and BIG-IP events and alerts
    • Monitoring BIG-IQ with iHealth
    • Post Installation Issues; Licensing, Changing Management IP, Master Key, Restoring Backups
    • Managing BIG-IP LTM Devices 
      • BIG-IP LTM Device Discovery
      • BIG-IP Device Backup
      • Deploying to BIG-IP Devices, Various Methods and Logs
      • BIG-IQ Configuration Snapshots
      • Managing BIG-IP Certificates
      • Managing BIG-IP Licenses
      • Monitoring BIG-IP Devices with iHealth
      • Management of QKView Reports from Managed BIG-IP Devices
    • Setting Up the BIG-IQ Data Collection Device
    • Custom Role Types and Groups 
      • Setting up User Accounts with custom roles and privileges
    • Managing BIG-IP DSC 
      • Discovery and management of BIG-IP Device Clusters (DSC) with BIG-IQ
    • Administering BIG-IQ High Availability 
      • Configuration and management of BIG-IQ systems in a High Availability pair


BIG-IQ manages BIG-IP devices and its associated products so you need to be familiar with BIG-IP as well as having knowledge and experience of general network technology. For BIG-IP, students should have already completed a BIG-IP based training course such as the Administering BIG-IP instructor-led course or further courses.

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