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

  • Tuition USD $3,000 GSA  $2,871.54
  • Reviews star_rate star_rate star_rate star_rate star_half 3223 Ratings
  • Course Code 3967
  • Duration 3 days
  • Available Formats Virtual, Classroom

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

When does class start/end?

Classes begin promptly at 9:00 am, and typically end at 5:00 pm.

Does the course schedule include a Lunchbreak?

Lunch is normally an hour long and begins at noon. Coffee, tea, hot chocolate and juice are available all day in the kitchen. Fruit, muffins and bagels are served each morning. There are numerous restaurants near each of our centers, and some popular ones are indicated on the Area Map in the Student Welcome Handbooks - these can be picked up in the lobby or requested from one of our ExitCertified staff.

How can someone reach me during class?

If someone should need to contact you while you are in class, please have them call the center telephone number and leave a message with the receptionist.

What languages are used to deliver training?

Most courses are conducted in English, unless otherwise specified. Some courses will have the word "FRENCH" marked in red beside the scheduled date(s) indicating the language of instruction.

What does GTR stand for?

GTR stands for Guaranteed to Run; if you see a course with this status, it means this event is confirmed to run. View our GTR page to see our full list of Guaranteed to Run courses.

Does ExitCertified deliver group training?

Yes, we provide training for groups, individuals and private on sites. View our group training page for more information.

Does ExitCertified deliver group training?

Yes, we provide training for groups, individuals, and private on sites. View our group training page for more information.

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