FortiGate Essentials

Learn how to operate and administer some fundamental FortiGate features.

24 hours 0 Enrolled No ratings yet Intermediate

About The Course

In this course, you will learn how to operate and administer some fundamental FortiGate features.

By the end of the course, you will acquire a solid understanding of how to deploy and maintain a basic network security solution. The course also covers how to enable users to remotely connect to your network in a secure way. In interactive labs, you will learn how to use firewall policies, user authentication, routing, SSL VPN, and how to protect your users using web filtering and application control.

Course Objectives

After completing this course, you will 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
  • Analyze a FortiGate route
  • Route packets using policy-based and static routes for multipath and load-balanced deployments
  • Authenticate users using firewall policies
  • Offer an SSL VPN for secure access to your private network
  • Configure web filtering to block inappropriate and risky websites
  • Apply application control techniques to monitor and control network applications that might use standard or non-standard protocols and ports


Knowledge of network protocols
Basic understanding of firewall concepts


The lessons in this course are a subset of the lessons that are part of the FortiGate Security and FortiGate Infrastructure courses, which help you prepare for the NSE 4 certification exam.

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What's included

  • 24 Hours Training Course
  • Certificate
  • 7 Modules
  • 24/7 Support


  • 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.


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