F5V12APM: F5 Networks Configuring BIG-IP APM v12: Access Policy Manager

Start Date Time Days Price GTR Availability
September 06, 2017 10:00 (EST) 3 $3,900.00 Register
October 09, 2017 10:00 (EST) 3 $3,900.00 Register
November 13, 2017 10:00 (EST) 3 $3,900.00 Register
December 18, 2017 10:00 (EST) 3 $3,900.00 Register

Duration: 3 Days

F5 BIG-IP Access Policy Manager (APM) is a flexible, high-performance access and security solution that provides unified global access to your business-critical applications and networks. In this class you will learn skills to install, configure, and manage the F5 BIG-IP APM system.

Administering BIG-IP; basic familiarity with authentication mechanisms (e.g. LDAP, Active Directory) and webserver technologies (e.g. HTTP, HTML).

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

Course Outline

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

Web Application Access

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

Access Policy

  • Navigating the Access Policy

Managing BIG-IP APM

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


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

Assignment Agents

  • List of Assignment Agents

Portal Access

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

Network Access

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

Macros and Logon

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

Client-Side Checks

  • Client-Side Endpoint Security

Server-Side Checks

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


  • Active Directory Query
  • Active Directory Nested Groups
  • Configuration in Detail

Application Access

  • Application Access
  • Remote Desktop
  • Network Access Optimized Tunnels
  • Landing Page Bookmarks
  • Remote Desktop
  • Network Access Optimized Tunnels
  • Landing Page Bookmarks

Access Control Lists

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

Single Sign-On

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

iRules and Advanced Access Policy Rules

  • iRules Introduction
  • Basic TCL Syntax
  • iRules and Advanced Access Policy Rules


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


  • SAML Conceptual Overview
  • SAML Configuration Overview

Webtop and Wizards

  • Webtops
  • Wizards

BIG-IP Edge Client and Components

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

Configuration Project