NGINX Core Training Webinar

28 August 2024
09:00-13:00 BST

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There’s never been a better time than now to upskill yourself. As such, F5 is offering a complimentary 4-hour NGINX Core Training* conducted by an official NGINX University trainer. Whether you are new to NGINX, starting your first NGINX project, or refining your DevOps skills, this 4-hour virtual training webinar will give you a solid foundation to administer, configure, and manage NGINX using best practices. NGINX Core is also a pre-requisite to the Advanced training Modules available in NGINX University.

Join us in this webinar to learn:

  • Introduction to NGINX
    • Use cases and benefits
    • Overview of architecture
  • Basic configuration
    • nginx.conf and configuration structure
    • Directives, blocks and context
  • NGINX as a web server
    • Configuring an HTTP server
    • Server selection
    • Location context and processing
  • Using Variables
    • Using variables in various directives
  • Logging
    • Setting up error and access logs
  • NGINX as a reverse proxy
    • proxy_pass directive and behaviour
    • preserving the client IP address
  • Defining custom variables
    • Using maps
  • NGINX as a load balancer
    • Basic road robin load balancing configuration
    • Load balancing techniques, including Hash, IP Hash, Least connections
    • Enabling the API
    • Accessing the NGINX Plus dashboard
  • Health Checks
    • Configure a basic health check to monitor upstream servers
  • Caching
    • Cache responses from upstream servers
  • Encrypting traffic
    • SSL termination
    • Setup a server over HTTPS

*This is a complimentary four-hour session provided by F5. The session will be available live only on the time and date indicated. Training certificates will not be provided following on from these sessions.



Johnny Tu
Official NGINX University Trainer