F5 Configuring BIG-IP AFM: Advanced Firewall Manager

Vendor: F5
Course Code: WGAC-F5N-AFM-CFG
Course Outline
This course uses lectures and hands-on exercises to give participants real-time experience in setting up and configuring the BIG-IP® Advanced Firewall Manager system. Students are introduced to the AFM user interface, stepping through various options that demonstrate how AFM is configured to build a network firewall and to detect and protect against DoS (Denial of Service) attacks. Reporting and log facilities are also explained and used in the course labs. Further Firewall functionality and additional DoS facilities for DNS and SIP traffic are discussed.
Prerequisites & Audience
Students should be familiar with the BIG-IP LTM system and, in particular, how to setup and configure a BIG-IP LTM system, including virtual servers, pools, profiles, VLANs and self-IPs.

Students are required to complete one of the following F5 prerequisites before attending this course:

Administering BIG-IP V11 instructor-led course
F5 Certified BIG-IP Administrator

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

Getting Started with BIG-IP web-based training
Getting Started with BIG-IP Local Traffic Manager (LTM) web-based training

Students should understand:

TMOS administration
Network concepts and configuration
Security concepts and terminology
DNS configuration and resolution
Course Topics
Topics covered in this course include:

• Installation and setup of the BIG-IP AFM System
• AFM network firewall concepts
• Network firewall options and modes
• Network firewall rules, policies, address/port lists , rule lists and schedules
• IP Intelligence facilities of dynamic black and white lists and the IP reputation database
• Detection and prevention of DoS attacks
• Event logging of firewall rules and DoS attacks
• Reporting and notification facilities
• DoS Whitelists
• DNS Firewall and DNS DoS
• Network Firewall iRules
• Various AFM component troubleshooting commands
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Classroom Dates

Start Date End Date Location Language Status Price Learning Credits
06 Apr 2017 07 Apr 2017 Agrate Brianza,
it Open $1,792.00
27 Apr 2017 28 Apr 2017 Rome,
it Open $1,792.00
23 Oct 2017 24 Oct 2017 Agrate Brianza,
it Open $1,792.00

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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