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FortiGate Administrator

Courses Overview

In this course, you will learn how to use the most common FortiGate features. In interactive labs, you will explore firewall policies, user authentication, high availability, SSL VPN, site-to-site IPsec VPN, Fortinet Security Fabric, 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 the most common FortiGate features.

  • System and Network Settings
  • Firewall Policies and NAT
  • Routing
  • Firewall Authentication
  • Fortinet Single Sign-On (FSSO)
  • Certificate Operations
  • Antivirus
  • Web Filtering
  • Intrusion Prevention and Application Control
  • IPsec VPN
  • SD-WAN Configuration and Monitoring
  • Security Fabric
  • High Availability
  • Diagnostics and Troubleshooting
    • Knowledge of network protocols
    • Basic understanding of firewall concepts

    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.

    Participants should have a thorough understanding of all the topics covered in the FortiGate Operator course before attending the FortiGate Administrator course.

    This course is intended to help you prepare for the FCP – FortiGate 7.4 Administrator exam. This exam is part of the
    following certification tracks:

    • Fortinet Certified Professional – Network Security.
    • Fortinet Certified Professional – Public Cloud Security.
    • Fortinet Certified Professional – Security Operations.

    If you take the online format of this class, you must use a computer that has the following:

    • A high-speed Internet connection
    • An up-to-date web browser
    • A PDF viewer
    • Speakers or headphones
    • One of the following:
      • HTML 5 support
      • An up-to-date Java Runtime Environment (JRE) with Java plugin enabled in your web browser

    You should use a wired Ethernet connection, not a Wi-Fi connection. Firewalls, including Windows Firewall or FortiClient, must allow connections to the online labs.