Arbor Networks SP/TMS DDoS Detection and Mitigation Administrator Course

This course covers how the Arbor Networks SP solution and Arbor Networks TMS can be set up and configured to detect, analyze and mitigate various types of distributed denial of service attacks.  In order to attend this course, you must first complete Arbor SP & TMS: DDoS Detection and Mitigation (User).

Attendees will learn how to deploy, configure and perform ongoing administration in support of distributed denial of service (DDoS) attack mitigation.  Configuration of managed objects, templates and filter lists used during various mitigation and countermeasure options, and how they lessen the impact of attacks, will be covered. During lab exercises, students will configure DDoS detection settings, create templates and configure various mitigation settings, based on real-world experiences.

Target Audience

Network operations personnel, security administrators and staff responsible for the configuration and administration of the SP solution and TMS.


1 day

Course Topics

Upon completion, participants should be able to:

  • Identify SP and TMS deployment strategies.
  • Configure TMS administrative and deployment settings.
  • Set up, configure and tune SP to detect attacks.
  • Configure the ATLAS Intelligence Feed (AIF) for SP.
  • Set up and prepare a Managed Object for protection.
  • Create a mitigation template and associate a template with a Managed Object.
  • Set up various filter lists to reduce the processing load on TMS.
  • Configure SP for various types of mitigation strategies and countermeasures.

Arbor Networks Educational Services

Arbor Networks offers a comprehensive selection of technical training courses, each geared to participants with distinct skill sets, from novice network operators to senior system administrators.  Instructors, with extensive security and networking experience, lead the classes and all required training materials are provided.  Each training session combines classroom instruction with tailored, hands-on experiences, in live network environments, so that participants learn practical, rather than just theoretical, skills. This process enables participants to gain the knowledge required to successfully operate their Arbor solutions while maximizing product performance.