Introduction to Fortigate Firewall

In this Course you will learn the foundation to build, manage and support Fortigate firewalls.

The Hands-On labs uses in this class will walk you through the steps needed to get all your infrastructure secure, and ready for production.

Up-to-Date 2020 version of the course using latest 6.2 and 6.4 Firmware images, and build on multiple platforms you can choose from.

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

Troubleshooting quick start will allow you to resolve common Fortigate issues in no time.

What You will learn in this course:

– Learn Basic functions of firewalls and where to download Fortigate Image
– How to download and Install Fortigate 6.4.1 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 to directly connect Fortigate to Internet (Edge Firewall)
– How to Upgrade Software of the Firewall (FortiOS)

– How Backup and Restore full configuration or scripts
– 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

What 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
Firewall Functions and Images

Preparing our Lab

1
How to download and Install Fortigate 6.4.1 on VMWare Workstation
2
How to Install Fortigate 6.4.0 on GNS3 Network Emulation Software (KVM VM)
3
How to Install Fortigate VM 6.2.3 on Amazon AWS EC2
4
Test your knowledge: Fortigate deployment

Firewall Configuration

1
Configuring L3 Interfaces, Firewall Policies and Sequencing
2
Test your knowledge: Interfaces and Firewall Policies
3
Configuring Router-On-A-Stick
4
Configuring Static Routes
5
Deploying Fortigate on Edge
6
How to secure Fortigate firewall
7
Upgrading Fortigate Software (FortiOS)
8
Backup/Restore Fortigate Config
9
Configuring IPSec VPN (Site to Site VPN)
10
Fortigate NAT Types
11
Configuring Fortigate Logs
12
Configuring Fortigate Captive Portals (Firewall Authentication Portal)
13
Configuring High Availability (HA) Fortigate Cluster
14
Configuring Fortigate SSL Portals (Client VPN)
15
How to configure Fortigate Virtual Switch

Troubleshooting

1
Troubleshooting Fortigate


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Duration: 5h 1m
Lectures: 19
Video: 5h 1m
Level: Beginner

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