Configuring BIG-IP APM: Access Policy Manager (TRG-BIG-EGW-APM)

 

Course Overview

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.

Who should attend

This course is intended for system and network administrators responsible for installation, setup, configuration, and administration of the 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 Content

  • Setting Up the BIG-IP System
  • Configuring Web Application Access
  • Exploring the Access Policy
  • Managing BIG-IP APM
  • Using Authentication
  • Understanding Assignment Agents
  • Configuring Portal Access
  • Configuring Network Access
  • Deploying Macros
  • Exploring Client-Side Checks
  • Exploring Server-Side Checks
  • Using Authorization
  • Configuring App Tunnels
  • Deploying Access Control Lists
  • Signing On with SSO
  • Using iRules
  • Customizing BIG-IP APM
  • Deploying SAML
  • Exploring Webtops and Wizards
  • Using BIG-IP Edge Client
  • Configuration Project

Prices & Delivery methods

Online Training

Duration
3 days

Price (excl. tax)
  • US$ 3,300.—
Classroom Training

Duration
3 days

Price (excl. tax)
  • Germany: US$ 3,300.—
  • Switzerland: US$ 3,300.—

Schedule

Guaranteed date:   The course is guaranteed to run regardless of the number of participants. This excludes unforeseeable events (e.g. accident, illness of the trainer) which make it impossible to carry out the course.
This class will become guaranteed to run with one more student registration.
Instructor-led Online Training:   Course conducted online in a virtual classroom.
FLEX Classroom Training (hybrid course):   Course participation either on-site in the classroom or online from the workplace or from home.

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Time zone: Central European Time (CET)   ±1 hour

Online Training Time zone: Central European Time (CET)
FLEX Classroom Training (hybrid course):   Course participation either on-site in the classroom or online from the workplace or from home.

Europe

Belgium

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Italy

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Netherlands

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