TypeClassroom Training
Time3 Days
F5 Access Policy Manager ( APM ) Training Course & Certification

F5 Access Policy Manager ( APM ) Training Course & Certification


Audience & Prerequisites


F5 Access Policy Manager Course

This course gives network administrators, network operators & 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 i. e APM, its configuration objects, how it commonly deployed, and how typical administrative and operational activities are performed.

Objectives of F5 Access Policy Manager (APM) Training

  • Enable unified global access
  • Consolidate your infrastructure and simplify access management and control
  • Achieve dynamic, centralized, contextual access control
  • Ensure superior access and security
  • Obtain flexibility, superior performance and scalability
  • Gain URL filtering plus web access and malware protection

Intended Audience of F5 ( APM ) Course

This course is intended for system and network administrators responsible for installation, setup, configuration, and administration of the BIG-IP Access Policy Manager.

Prerequisites for APM Certification

Students should be familiar with the F5 BIG-IP Product Suite and, in particular, how to setup and configure a BIG-IP LTM system, including virtual servers, pools, profiles, VLANs and self-IPs.

There are no required F5 prerequisites for this course, but completing one of the following before attending would be very helpful for students unfamiliar with BIG-IP:

  • 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 administration and configuration:

  • Getting Started with BIG-IP web-based training
  • Getting Started with BIG-IP Access Policy Manager (APM) web-based training

Students should understand:

  • Network concepts and configuration
  • Programming concepts
  • Security concepts and terminology
  • DNS configuration and resolution
  • Web application delivery

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Section 1Setting Up the BIG-IP System
Lecture 1Introducing the BIG-IP System
Lecture 2Initially Setting Up the BIG-IP System
Lecture 3Creating an Archive of the BIG-IP System
Lecture 4Leveraging F5 Support Resources and Tools
Lecture 5BIG-IP System Setup Labs
Section 2APM Traffic Processing
Lecture 6Virtual Servers and Access Profiles
Lecture 7APM Configuration Wizards
Lecture 8Logging,Sessions
Section 3APM Access Policies and Profiles
Lecture 9Access Policies Overview,Access Policy Branches
Lecture 10Access Policy Endings
Lecture 11Configuring Access Policies and Profiles
Lecture 12Using Webtops
Lecture 13Exporting and Importing Access Profiles
Section 4APM Portal Access
Lecture 14Portal Access Overview
Lecture 15Configuring Portal Access
Lecture 16Rewrite Profiles
Lecture 17SSO and Credential Caching
Section 5APM Network Access
Lecture 18Network Access Overview
Lecture 19Configuring Network Access
Lecture 20BIG-IP Edge Client
Section 6APM Access Control Lists
Lecture 21Access Control of Resources Overview
Lecture 22Access Control Lists
Section 7APM Application Access & Webtops
Lecture 23Application Access & Webtops Overview
Lecture 24Application Access
Lecture 25Configuring Remote Desktop Access
Lecture 26Configuring Webtops
Section 8BIG-IP LTM Concepts
Lecture 27LTM Pools and Virtual Servers
Lecture 28Monitor Concepts and Configuration
Lecture 29Secure Network Address Translation (SNAT)
Section 9Web Application Access for LTM
Lecture 30Web Applications Access for LTM
Lecture 31Configuring APM and LTM Together
Lecture 32Profiles
Lecture 33Profile Types and Dependencies
Lecture 34Configuring and Using Profiles
Lecture 35SSL Termination/Initiation
Lecture 36SSL Profile Configuration
Section 10APM Macros and Authentication Servers
Lecture 37Access Policy Macros
Lecture 38Configuring Access Policy Macros
Lecture 39Authentication with Access Policy Manager
Lecture 40Radius Server Authentication
Lecture 41LDAP Server Authentication
Lecture 42Active Directory Server Authentication
Section 11Client-Side Endpoint Security
Lecture 43Overview of Client-Side Endpoint Security
Lecture 44Client-Side Endpoint Security Part 1
Lecture 45Client-Side Endpoint Security Part 2
Section 12Session Variables and iRules
Lecture 46Session Variables
Lecture 47Introducing Tcl
Lecture 48Access iRules Events
Lecture 49Typical APM iRule Use Case
Lecture 50Configuring Access iRules
Section 13APM Advanced Topics
Lecture 51Server Side Checks
Lecture 52General Purpose Actions
Lecture 53Dynamic ACLs
Lecture 54One-Time Passwords
Section 14Customization
Lecture 55Customization Overview
Lecture 56BIG-IP Edge Client
Lecture 57Advanced Edit Mode Customization
Section 15SAML
Lecture 58SAML Conceptual Overview
Lecture 59SAML Configuration Overview
Section 16APM Configuration Project