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TPS 3.1 (A10TPS3.1)

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  • Who Should Attend
  • Certifications
  • Prerequisites
  • Objectives
  • Content
  • Schedule
Course Overview

Course Duration:

Instructs Network Operations, Development Operations, Network Security, and Architects on implementing an effective threat protection system for A10 ACOS deployments in data center environment.

Who Should Attend

  • Network Operations (NetOps)
  • Development Operations (DevOps)
  • Network Security (NetSec)
  • Architects (Arch)

Course Certifications

This course is part of the following Certifications:


A10 Networks SysAdmin Course OR equivalent ACOS CLI, aVCS, and VRRP-A experience.

Course Objectives

From an ACOS device pre-configured with a Layer 2-3 base environment, students learn mitigation strategies against these types of Denial of Service (DoS) attacks:

  • Volumetric
  • Protocol
  • Reflection
  • Resource

Students also use device tools that monitor and diagnose issues with these strategy implementations.

Course Content

TPS Deployment

  • Types of DDoS Attacks
  • TPS Deployment Modes
  • High Availability


DDoS Mitigation

  • Protection Layers
  • Protected Objects
  • Traffic Software Scrubbing Process
  • Mitigation Tables
  • Black / White Lists
  • Using aFlex Scripts


Traffic Rate Limiting

  • Defaut Traffic Rate Limits
  • Traffic Rate Interval
  • Custom Traffic Rate Limits
  • Templates
  • Precedence of DDoS Settings
  • Rate-Limiting by Class-List
  • Rate-Limiting by Geo-Location


TPS Mitigation Strategies 1: Volumetric Attacks

  • TCP SYN Flood
  • TCP SYN Cookie
  • TCP Anomalies
  • DNS Attacks
  • NTP Attacks


TPS Mitigation Strategies 2: Protocol Attacks

  • IP Protocol Attacks
  • ICMP Protocol Attacks
  • TCP Protocol Attacks
  • HTTP Protocol Attacks
  • SSL Attack Mitigation


TPS Mitigation Strategies 3: Resource Attacks

  • Slowloris
  • Slow Read Attacks
  • SLow Post Attacks


Monitoring & Debugging

  • sFlow
  • Using axdebug

Course ID: A10TPS3.1

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