This one-day course provides security and network professionals with a functional understanding of the BIG-IP Advanced Firewall Manager (AFM). The course includes installation, configuration, management and troubleshooting on a BIG-IP AFM. Lectures, demonstrations, hands-on labs and discussions will be incorporated.

Course Description

  • Installation and setup of the BIG-IP AFM System
  • Network firewall concepts
  • Configuring BIG-IP AFM for DoS protection
  • Event Logs and Reports
  • Basic BIG-IP AFM troubleshooting
  • BIG-IP AFM Administration tools
  • Lab Projects


Students should have previously attended one of the following F5 BIG-IP Version 11.x public training courses:

  • Administering BIG-IP
  • BIG-IP Local Traffic Manager (LTM) Essentials
  • F5 Certified BIG-IP Administrator certification