F5 Networks Configuring BIG-IP APM: Access Policy Manager v13

Course Details
Code: 3967
Tuition (USD): $3,000.00 • Virtual (3 days)
$3,000.00 • Classroom (3 days)

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. In this course, you will learn about BIG-IP Access Policy Manager, its configuration objects, how it is commonly deployed, and how typical administrative and operational activities are performed. The course includes lecture, hands-on labs, interactive demonstrations, and discussions.

Skills Gained

  • 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 SNAing
  • 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

Who Can Benefit

Network administrators, operators, and engineers responsible for managing the normal day-to-day operation and administration of BIG-IP Access Policy Manager


An understanding of:

  • Common Security and Network terminology
  • TCP/IP addressing, routing, and internetworking concepts
  • Security authorization and authentication concepts
  • Common elements of WAN and LAN environments

Proficient in:

  • Basic PC operation and application skills, including Windows OS
  • Basic Web browser operation (Internet Explorer is used in class)

Course Details

Lab 1: Configure the Management Port

Lab 2: Activate the BIG-IP System

Lab 3: Classroom Network Configuration

Lab 4: Test Access and Archive the Configuration

Lab 5: AskF5 Research Lab

Lab 6: APM Configuration Wizard

Lab 7: Configuration Backup

Lab 8: Access Policies

Lab 9: Configuration Backup

Lab 10: Portal Access with Single Sign-On

Lab 11: Configuration Backup

Lab 12: Network Access

Lab 13: BIG-IP Edge Client (Optional)

Lab 14: Configuration Backup

Lab 15: Access Control Lists

Lab 16: Layer 7 Access Control Lists

Lab 17: Layer 4 + 7 Access Control Lists

Lab 18: Configuration Backup

Lab 19: Full Webtop

Lab 20: Webtop Links

Lab 21: Application Access Tunnels

Lab 22: Network Access Optimized Tunnels

Lab 23: Terminal Services

Lab 24: Single Sign-on for Terminal Services

Lab 25: Terminal Services Java client

Lab 26: Configuration Backup

Lab 27: Virtual Servers, Pools and Monitors

Lab 28: Sans Secure Address Translation

Lab 29: Configuration Backup

Lab 30: Web Applications Access for LTM

Lab 31: Pool Assignment Agent

Lab 32: Self-Signed Certificates (Optional)

Lab 33: Configuration Backup

Lab 34: AAA Servers

Lab 35: Visual Policy Editor Macros

Lab 36: Active Directory Query

Lab 37: AD Query and AD Groups (Optional)

Lab 38: Configuration Backup

Lab 39: Client-Side Process Check

Lab 40: Protected Workspaces (Optional)

Lab 41: AV and Firewall Checking (Optional)

Lab 42: Configuration Backup

Lab 43: Session Variables 1

Lab 44: Session Variables 2

Lab 45: iRule

Lab 46: Pre-defined Redirect iRule

Lab 47: Dynamic Access Control Lists

Lab 48: Allow Access Based on Time

Lab 49: One-Time Passwords

Lab 50: Local User Database

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