In this three-day course, you will learn how to use the most common FortiGate features, including security profiles. In interactive labs, you will explore firewall policies, the Fortinet Security Fabric, user authentication, and how to protect your network using security profiles, such as IPS, antivirus, web filtering, application control, and more. These administration fundamentals will provide you with a solid understanding of how to implement basic network security.


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Learning Objectives

After completing this course, the successful student should be able to:

Deploy the appropriate operation mode for your network

Use the GUI and CLI for administration

Control network access to configured networks using firewall policies

Apply port forwarding, source NAT, and destination NAT

Authenticate users using firewall policies

Understand encryption functions and certificates

Inspect SSL/TLS-secured traffic to prevent encryption used to bypass security policies

Configure security profiles to neutralize threats and misuse, including viruses, torrents, and inappropriate websites

Apply application control techniques to monitor and control network applications that might use standard or non-standard protocols and ports

Fight hacking and denial of service (DoS)

Collect and interpret log entries

Identify the characteristics of the Fortinet Security Fabric

  • Course Outline

  • 1. Introduction and Initial Configuration

    2. Firewall Policies

    3. Network Address Translation

    4. Firewall Authentication

    5. Logging and Monitoring

    6. Certificate Operations

    7. Web Filtering

    8. Application Control

    9. Antivirus

    10. Intrusion Prevention and Denial of Service

    11. Security Fabric


Networking and security professionals involved in the management, configuration, administration, and monitoring of FortiGate devices used to secure their organizations' networks should attend this course. You should have a thorough understanding of all the topics covered in the FortiGate Security course before attending the FortiGate Infrastructure course.




Before attending this course, the student should have: Knowledge of network protocols Basic understanding of firewall concepts


Length: 3.0 days (24 hours)


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