F5APM - F5 Networks Configuring BIG-IP APM: Access Policy Manager

This three-day 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.

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Detailed Class Syllabus

Lesson 1 : Setting Up the BIG-IP System

Introducing the BIG-IP System
Initially Setting Up the BIG-IP System
Archiving the BIG-IP Configuration
Leveraging F5 Support Resources and Tools

Lesson 2 : Configuring Web Application Access

Review of BIG-IP LTM
Introduction to the Access Policy
Web Access Application Configuration Overview
Web Application Access Configuration in Detail

Lesson 3 : Exploring the Access Policy

Navigating the Access Policy

Lesson 4 : Managing BIG-IP APM

BIG-IP APM Sessions and Access Licenses
Session Variables and sessiondump
Session Cookies
Access Policy General Purpose Agents List

Lesson 5 : Using Authentication

Introduction to Access Policy Authentication
Active Directory AAA Server
One-Time Password
Local User Database

Lesson 6 : Understanding Assignment Agents

List of Assignment Agents

Lesson 7 : Configuring Portal Access

Introduction to Portal Access
Portal Access Configuration Overview
Portal Access Configuration
Portal Access in Action

Lesson 8 : Configuring Network Access

Concurrent User Licensing
VPN Concepts
Network Access Configuration Overview
Network Access Configuration
Network Access in Action

Lesson 9 : Deploying Macros

Access Policy Macros
Configuring Macros
An Access Policy is a Flowchart
Access Policy Logon Agents
Configuring Logon Agents

Lesson 10 : Exploring Client-Side Checks

Client-Side Endpoint Security

Lesson 11 : Exploring Server-Side Checks

Server-Side Endpoint Security Agents List
Server-Side and Client-Side Checks Differences

Lesson 12 : Using Authorization

Active Directory Query
Active Directory Nested Groups
Configuration in Detail

Lesson 13 : Configuring App Tunnels

Application Access
Remote Desktop
Network Access Optimized Tunnels
Landing Page Bookmarks

Lesson 14 : Deploying Access Control Lists

Introduction to Access Control Lists
Configuration Overview
Dynamic ACLs
Portal Access ACLs

Lesson 15 : Signing On with SSO

Remote Desktop Single Sign-On
Portal Access Single Sign-On

Lesson 16 : Using iRules

iRules Introduction
Basic TCL Syntax
iRules and Advanced Access Policy Rules

Lesson 17 : Customizing BIG-IP APM

Customization Overview
BIG-IP Edge Client
Advanced Edit Mode Customization
Landing Page Sections

Lesson 18 : Deploying SAML

SAML Conceptual Overview
SAML Configuration Overview

Lesson 19 : Exploring Webtops and Wizards


Lesson 20 : Using BIG-IP Edge Client

BIG-IP Edge Client for Windows Installation
BIG-IP Edge Client in Action

Lesson 21 : Configuration Project

Configuration Project