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F5 Developing iRules for BIG-IP v1.2

Learn how to logically plan and write iRules to help monitor and manage common tasks involved with processing traffic on the BIG-IP.

GK# 4686

Course Overview

This course provides networking professionals a functional understanding of iRules development. In this course, you will learn how to logically plan and write iRules to help monitor and manage common tasks involved with processing traffic on the BIG-IP. This hands-on course includes lectures, labs, and discussions.

Delivery Format Options

  • Classroom Live

    Classroom Live

    Receive face-to-face instruction at one of our training center locations.

    From

    $4047 CAD

    3 day

  • Private Group Training

    Private Group Training

    Train your entire team in a private, coordinated professional development session at the location of your choice.

    Receive private training for teams online and in-person.

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What You'll Learn

  • Setting up the BIG-IP system
  • Getting started with iRules
  • Using the iRules Editor
  • Leveraging DevCentral resources for iRule development
  • Exploring iRule elements, including events, functions, commands, variables, and operators
  • Using control structures for branching and looping
  • Mastering whitespace, grouping, and special symbols
  • Logging from an iRule using syslog-ng and high-speed logging (HSL)
  • Optimizing iRules execution, including implementing efficiency best practices
  • Modularizing iRules for administrative efficiency, including using procedures
  • Securing applications with iRules, including preventing common HTTP attacks
  • Working with strings, including using Tcl parsing commands and iRules parsing functions
  • Accessing and manipulating HTTP traffic, including selective HTTP compression
  • Working with iFiles and data groups
  • Using iRules with universal persistence and stream profiles
  • Gathering statistics using the statistics profile and iStats
  • Incorporating advanced variables, including arrays, static global variables, and the session table

Prerequisites

Who Needs To Attend

  • System administrators
  • Network administrators
  • Application developers
  • Individuals responsible for the customization of traffic flow through a BIG-IP system