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F5 Networks Configuring BIG-IP APM: Access Policy Manager

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This course gives network administrators, network operators, and network engineers a functional understanding of BIG-IP Access Policy Manager as it is commonly deployed in both application delivery network and remote access settings. The course introduces students to BIG-IP Access Policy Manager, its configuration objects, how it commonly deployed, and how typical administrative and operational activities are performed. The course includes lecture, hands-on labs, interactive demonstrations, and discussions.

Topics covered in this course include:

  • Getting Started with the BIG-IP System
  • APM Traffic Processing and APM Configuration Wizards
  • APM Access Policies, Access Profiles
  • Visual Policy Editor, Branches and Endings
  • APM Portal Access and Rewrite Profiles
  • Single Sign-On and Credential Caching
  • APM Network Access and BIG-IP Edge Client
  • Layer 4 and Layer 7 Access Control Lists
  • APM Application Access and Webtop Types
  • Remote Desktop, Optimized Tunnels and Webtop Links
  • LTM Concepts including Virtual Servers, Pools, Monitors and SNAT’ing
  • APM + LTM Use Case for Web Applications
  • Visual Policy Editor Macros
  • AAA Servers and Authentication and Authorization with Active Directory and RADIUS
  • Endpoint Security with Windows Process Checking, Protected Workspace and Firewalls
  • iRules, Customization and SAML

Course length: 3 days

Audience

This course is intended for network administrators, operators, and engineers responsible for managing the normal day-to-day operation and administration of BIG-IP Access Policy Manager.

Prerequisites

Students must complete one of the following F5 prerequisites before attending this course:

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

The following free 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 Local Traffic Manager (LTM) web-based training
  • Getting Started with BIG-IP Access Policy Manager (APM) 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:

  • Hands-on experience with BIG-IP
  • Basic web application delivery (BIG-IP LTM)
  • HTML, HTTP, HTTPS as well as some CSS and JavaScript
  • Telnet, SSH and TLS/SSL
  • VPN or tunnel encapsulation, Layer 4 NAT and Access Control Lists

Course Sessions

Virtual
2017/06/05

Open

Minneapolis
2017/06/05

Open

Chicago
2017/06/12

Open

Atlanta
2017/06/05

Open

Cary
2017/06/26

Open

New York
2017/06/26

Open

Phoenix
2017/06/19

Open

Atlanta
2017/05/08
Open
San Francisco
2017/05/01
Open
Dallas
2017/05/22
Open
Virtual
2017/05/08

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Minneapolis
2017/05/08
Open
Tampa
2017/05/01
Open
Herndon
2017/05/15
Open

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