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

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​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.

Intended Audience

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

At Completion


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

Exams & Certifications


Course Outline

​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: 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: 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 Lists


Lesson 5: Authentication

Introduction to Access Policy Authentication

Active Directory AAA Server


One-Time Password Local User Database


Lesson 6: Assignment Agents

List of Assignment Agents


Lesson 7: Portal Access

Introduction to Portal Access

Portal Access Configuration Overview

Portal Access Configuration

Portal Access in Action


Lesson 8: Network Access

Concurrent User Licensing

VPN Concepts

Network Access Configuration Overview

Network Access Configuration

Network Access in Action


Lesson 9: Macros and Logon

Access Policy Macros

Configuring Macros

An Access Policy is a Flowchart

Access Policy Logon Agents

Configuring Logon Agents


Lesson 10: Client-Side Checks

Client-Side Endpoint Security


Lesson 11: Server-Side Checks

Server-Side Endpoint Security Agents List

Server-Side and Client-Side Checks Differences


Lesson 12: Authorization

Active Directory Query

Active Directory Nested Groups

Configuration in Detail


Lesson 13: Application Access

Application Access

Remote Desktop

Network Access Optimized Tunnels

Landing Page Bookmarks

Remote Desktop

Network Access Optimized Tunnels

Landing Page Bookmarks


Lesson 14: Access Control Lists

Introduction to Access Control Lists

Configuration Overview

Dynamic ACLs

Portal Access ACLs


Lesson 15: Single Sign-On

Remote Desktop Single Sign-On

Portal Access Single Sign-On


Lesson 16: iRules and Advanced Access Policy Rules

iRules Introduction

Basic TCL Syntax

iRules and Advanced Access Policy Rules


Lesson 17: Customization

Customization Overview

BIG-IP Edge Client

Advanced Edit Mode Customization

Landing Page Sections


Lesson 18: SAML

SAML Conceptual Overview

SAML Configuration Overview


Lesson 19: Webtop and Wizards




Lesson 20: BIG-IP Edge Client and Components

BIG-IP Edge Client for Windows Installation

BIG-IP Edge Client in Action


Lesson 21: Configuration Project



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