F5 Configuring BIG-IP APM: Access Policy Manager

Vendor: F5
Course Code: WGAC-F5N-APM
Course Outline
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.
Prerequisites & Audience
Students should be familiar with the F5 BIG-IP Product Suite and, in particular, how to setup and configure a BIG-IP LTM system, including virtual servers, pools, profiles, VLANs and self-IPs.

• Administering BIG-IP V12 instructor-led course

In addition, the following web-based courses will be very helpful for any student with limited BIG-IP administration and configuration:

• Getting Started with BIG-IP web-based training
• Getting Started with BIG-IP Access Policy Manager (APM) web-based training

Students should understand:
• Network concepts and configuration
• Programming concepts
• Security concepts and terminology
• DNS configuration and resolution
• Web application delivery

Target Audience
This course is intended for system and network administrators responsible for installation, setup, configuration, and administration of the BIG-IP Access Policy Manager.
Course 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 APM system.
Course Topics
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
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On Site Training

This course is available as an onsite, closed course and can be delivered at your premises. This may be a cost effective option where you have a group of delegates who require the same training. Additionally, it has the benefit that course content can be tailored to the needs of your organisation.

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