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  • October 28, 2019 - October 30, 2019
    7:10 am - 3:00 pm
  • December 9, 2019 - December 11, 2019
    7:00 am - 3:00 pm

About this Course

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.

Audience Profile

This course is intended for network administrators, operators, and engineers responsible for managing the normal day-to-day operation and administration of BIG-IP Access Policy Manager.

At Course Completion

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 : 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
  • RADIUS
  • 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

  • Webtops
  • 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

Prerequisites

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

Venue:  

Address:
Online Event

Description:

Live Online Training

Get the same training you expect in the classroom without leaving your office or home. These are NOT recorded classes. They are LIVE sessions with an expert instructor. We use the latest in video conferencing technologies and audio so you can confidently participate in any class just like being right there in person. We guarantee the effectiveness of our online training delivery approach that we will give you your money back if you are not totally satisfied.  Ask us for a demo.

Online class requirements:

  • Moderate to fast Internet
  • Phone, or Speakers or headset (required in order to hear the instructor/moderator). You can use Voice Over IP (VoIP) or you can dial-in from a regular phone.  Whether you decide to use VoIP or a phone, for convenience, we recommend a hands free headset.
  • Training software must be installed on your computer (30 trial versions are acceptable)
  • RECOMMENDED: Dual Monitors or computers. For optimal online learning experience, we recommend participants have dual monitors or dual computers. Your online classroom credentials allow you to login multiple times from multiple computers. Participants should use one monitor or computer to view instructor/moderator shared screen and another monitor/computer to work in the software.

What happens when you enroll in an online class

When you register for an online class, you will receive a welcome email followed by login access to the Citrix GoToTraining virtual classroom. A workbook (printed copy or eBook) will be sent to you prior to the start of class.

Online Training Advantages

Convenience: You don’t have to travel and can attend from your home, office or anywhere with an internet connection. Our online classes are conducted using GoToTraining, a more robust version of the popular GoToMeeting screen sharing and conferencing platform. To accommodate multiple time zones, courses are typically scheduled from 10am – 5pm Eastern with a one-hour lunch break at 12:30 – 1:30 pm Eastern and a 10-minute break in the morning and afternoon. When conducting custom online course for your group, class times can be modified to accommodate your timezone.

Interactive Learning: Our online training is fully interactive. You can speak and chat with the instructor and classmates at any time. Various interactive techniques are used in every class. Our  small class sizes (typically 4 – 8 students), allow our instructors to focus on individual performance and issues and to work closely with you to meet your unique needs. Classes are designed to be a hands-on learning experience, providing opportunities for you to try your new skills while the instructor is available for review, questions, and feedback. You have the option to give the instructor permission to view your computer to provide one-on-one assistance when needed.