Introduction to Fortigate Firewall

Welcome to the Introduction to Fortigate course. This course is aimed to help  you get started with configuring and supporting Fortigate firewalls, as well as different use case scenarios and security best practices.

The Hands-On labs used in this course will walk you through the steps needed to get all your Fortigate infrastructure configured securely, and ready for production.

Up-to-Date 2021 version of the course using latest FortiOS 7.0 Firmware images, and built on multiple platforms – local and cloud – you can choose from.

By the end of the configuration section you will be able to configure firewall policies, routing, VPNs, authentication portals and much more on you platform.

Troubleshooting quick tips will help you to resolve common Fortigate issues ASAP.

What You will learn in this course

– Learn Basic functions of firewalls and where to download Fortigate Image
– How to Install Fortigate 7.0.2 on VMWare Workstation
– How to Install Fortigate VM 6.4.0 on GN3 Network Emulation Software
– How to Install Fortigate VM 6.2.3 on Amazon AWS EC2
– Create and understand the flow of a firewall policy
– Configure Routing, VLAN Trunking and Static routes
– How to directly connect Fortigate to Internet (Edge Firewall)
– How Backup and Restore full configuration or scripts
– How to Upgrade Software of the Firewall (FortiOS)
– How to kill and restart a process or service on Fortigate firewall

– How to build Site-to-Site IPSec VPNs to connect remote offices and branches over the Internet
– Learn different Scenarios for Network Address Translation (NAT) and implementation examples
– How Build Authentication Portals (Fortigate Captive Portals)
– How Build Highly Available (HA) Fortigate clusters for redundancy and high availability.
– How Configure Client VPN for remote users access (SSL-VPN)
– Learn how virtual switch works and how to remove interfaces from virtual switch interface
– Troubleshooting common Fortigate issues

Who is the target audience?

  • Network Security Engineers looking to improve their Fortigate skills, and increase their security foundation
  • Network Administrators curios on the best practices to manage and troubleshoot network incidents and resolve complex issues
  • Companies looking for comparison between security devices and firewall platforms to decide the best fit to their requirements

Introduction

1
Introduction to Fortigate pilot
2
IP addresses & subnetting
12:10
3
IP addresses & subnetting quiz
10 questions

Preparing the Fortigate lab

1
FortiCloud Account & Fortigate Images
5:23
2
How to Install Fortigate 7.0.2 on VMWare Workstation
43:13
3
How to install Fortigate VM 6.4.0 on Google Cloud Compute Engine
17:47
4
How to Install Fortigate VM 6.2.3 on Amazon AWS EC2
12:33
5
Test your knowledge: Fortigate deployment
5 questions

Firewall Configuration

1
Configuring L3 Interfaces, Firewall Policies and Sequencing
38:53
2
Test your knowledge: Interfaces and Firewall Policies
14 questions
3
Configuring Router-On-A-Stick
28:10
4
Configuring Static Routes
8:14
5
Deploying Fortigate on Edge
4:57
6
How to secure Fortigate firewall
26:14
7
Upgrading Fortigate Software (FortiOS)
9:31
8
Backup/Restore Fortigate Config
4:02
9
How to kill and restart a process or service on Fortigate firewall
3:40
10
Configuring IPSec VPN (Site to Site VPN)
25:02
11
Fortigate NAT Types
9:11
12
Configuring Fortigate Logs
16:41
13
Configuring Fortigate Captive Portals (Firewall Authentication Portal)
14
Configuring High Availability (HA) Fortigate Cluster
27:33
15
Configuring Fortigate SSL Portals (Client VPN)
17:01
16
How to configure Fortigate Virtual Switch
13:30

Troubleshooting

1
Troubleshooting Fortigate
14:34

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Introduction to Fortigate Firewall
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