F5 Configuring BIG-IP AFM v13: Advanced Firewall Manager Training (AFM13)

F5 Configuring BIG-IP AFM v13: Advanced Firewall Manager Training (AFM13)

Introduction:

Configuring BIG-IP AFM v13: Advanced Firewall Manager uses lectures and hands-on exercises to give you real-time experience in setting up and configuring the BIG-IP Advanced Firewall Manager (AFM) system. You are introduced to the AFM user interface, stepping through various options that demonstrate how AFM is configured to build a network firewall and to detect and protect against DoS (Denial of Service) attacks. Reporting and log facilities are also explained and used in the course labs. Further Firewall functionality and additional DoS facilities for DNS and SIP traffic are discussed.

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Duration:2 days

Who Can Benefit

Network operators
Network administrators
Network engineers
Network architects
Security administrators
Security architects
Anyone responsible for installation, setup, configuration, and administration of the BIG-IP AFM system

Prerequisites

Before taking Configuring BIG-IP AFM v13: Advanced Firewall Manager, you should have a TMOS Administration Certification or be familiar with:

Administering BIG-IP
OSI model
TCP/IP addressing and routing
WAN
LAN environments
Server redundancy concepts

Customize It:

With onsite Training, courses can be scheduled on a date that is convenient for you, and because they can be scheduled at your location, you don’t incur travel costs and students won’t be away from home. Onsite classes can also be tailored to meet your needs. You might shorten a 5-day class into a 3-day class, or combine portions of several related courses into a single course, or have the instructor vary the emphasis of topics depending on your staff’s and site’s requirements.

Course Content:

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
Chapter Resources
BIG-IP System Setup Labs

Lesson 2 : AFM Overview and Network Firewall

AFM Overview
AFM Release History
AFM Availability
What do you see?
Terminology
Network Firewall
AFM Contexts
AFM Modes
AFM Packet Processing
AFM Rules and Direction
Rules Contexts and Processing
Configuring Network Firewall
Network Firewall Rules
Geolocation
Redundant and Conflicting Rules
Stale Rules
Lists and Schedules
Rule Lists
Address Lists
Port Lists
Schedules
Policies
Policy Status and Firewall Policy Management
Inline Rule Editor
Send to Virtual
Packet Tester

Lesson 3 : Logs

Overview
Event Logs
Logging Profiles
Log Throttling
Logging and Logging Profiles
BIG-IP Logging Mechanisms
Publisher
Log Destination
Custom Search
Logging Global Rule Events
Log Configuration Changes
QKView and Log Files
SNMP MIB
SNMP Traps

Lesson 4 : IP Intelligence

Overview
Feature 1 Dynamic Black and White Lists
Black List Categories
Feed Lists
IP Intelligence Policies
IP Intelligence Log Profile
IP Intelligence Reporting
Troubleshooting IP Intelligence Lists
Feature 2 IP Intelligence Database
Licensing
Installation
Configuration
Troubleshooting
IP Intelligence iRule

Lesson 5 : Device DoS

Denial of Service and DoS Protection Overview
Device DoS
Configuring Device DoS
Variant 1
Variant 2
Auto-Threshold Configuration
Variant 3
Bad Actor and Blacklist Address
Device DoS Profiles
DoS Protection Profile
Dynamic Signatures
DoS iRules

Lesson 6 : Reports

Reports
Reporting
General Reporting Facilities
Time Series Chart
Details
Report Export
DoS Screens
Dashboard
Analysis
Custom Page
Settings
Scheduled Reports
Troubleshooting Scheduled Reports
Overview
Summary
Widgets
Custom Widgets
Deleting and Restoring Widgets
Firewall Manager

Lesson 7 : DoS White Lists

White Lists
Configuration
tmsh
Source Address List

Lesson 8 : DoS Sweep Flood Protection

Sweep Flood
Configuration

Lesson 9 : IP Intelligence Shun

IP Intelligence Shun
Manual Configuration
Dynamic Configuration
IP Intelligence Policy
tmsh
Extending the Shun Feature
Remotely Triggered Black Hole
Scrubber

Lesson 10 : DNS Firewall

DNS Firewall
Configuration
DNS Query
DNS Opcodes
Logging
Troubleshooting

Lesson 11 : DNS DoS

DNS DoS
Configuration
DoS Protection Profile
Device DoS

Lesson 12 : SIP DoS

Session Initiation Protocol (SIP)
Transactions and Dialogs
SIP DoS Configuration
DoS Protection Profile
Device DoS
SIP iRules

Lesson 13 : Network Firewall iRules

Network Firewall iRules
iRule Events
Configuration
Recommended Practice
More Information

Lesson 14 : Port Misuse

Port Misuse
Port Misuse Policy
Attaching a Service Policy
Log Profile

Lesson 15 : Additional Training and Certification

Getting Started Series Web-Based Training
F5 Instructor Led Training Curriculum
F5 Professional Certification Program

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