The Enterprise Firewall course combines instructor-led training and interactive labs to build a working knowledge of how to isolate and fix the most common issues in networks with FortiGate. Topics that are covered include resolving FortiGate misconfigurations, monitoring traffic passing through FortiGate, optimising FortiGate memory usage, FortiGate diagnostic tools, troubleshooting FortiGate issues, scaling out FortiGate deployments, configuring BGP, OSPF, and Autodiscovery VPN (ADVPN).

Target Audience
The Enterprise Firewall course is intended for networking and security professionals who are involved in the administration and support of a security infrastructure using FortiGate appliances. This includes network managers, administrators, installers, sales engineers, systems engineers, professional services engineers (presales and post sales) and technical support professionals. Anyone planning to taking Enterprise Firewall course is strongly recommended to complete the Fortigate Security, Fortigate Infrastructure and FortiManager courses before this course.


1. Who is this course designed for?

Networking and security professionals involved in the design, administration, and support of an enterprise security infrastructure using FortiGate devices. This course assumes advanced knowledge of networking, and extensive hands-on experience working with FortiGate, FortiManager, and FortiAnalyzer.

Participants must have an understanding of the topics covered in the following courses, or have equivalent experience:

  • NSE 4 FortiGate Security
  • NSE 4 FortiGate Infrastructure

It is also recommended that participants have an understanding of the topics covered in the following courses, or have equivalent experience:

  • NSE 5 FortiManager
  • NSE 5 FortiAnalyzer

2. What are the main subjects covered?

  • Security Fabric
  • FortiOS Architecture
  • Traffic and Session Monitoring
  • Routing
  • FortiGuard
  • High Availability
  • Central Management
  • OSPF
  • Border Gateway Protocol (BGP)
  • Web Filtering
  • Intrusion Prevention System (IPS)
  • IPsec
  • Autodiscovery VPN (ADVPN)

3. What are the main skills, knowledge or capabilities that course participants will take away?

After completing this course, participants will be able to:

  • Integrate FortiManager, FortiAnalyzer, and multiple FortiGate devices using the Fortinet Security Fabric
  • Centralize the management and monitoring of network security events
  • Optimize FortiGate resources
  • Diagnose and monitor user traffic using FortiGate debug tools
  • Troubleshoot issues with conserve mode, high CPU, firewall policies, session helpers, IPsec, FortiGuard, content inspection, routing, and HA
  • Harden the enterprise services
  • Simultaneously deploy IPsec tunnels to multiple sites using the FortiManager VPN console
  • Configure ADVPN to enable on-demand VPN tunnels between sites
  • Combine OSPF and BGP to route the enterprise traffic

4. Will course participants gain certification by completing the course?

This course is intended to help you prepare for the NSE 7 Enterprise Firewall certification exam.

5. What are the main benefits to businesses whose employees complete this course?

In this three-day course, students will learn how to implement, troubleshoot, and centrally manage an enterprise security infrastructure composed of multiple FortiGate devices.

6. Why choose this course and course provider?

Our training team have been running these courses throughout many different firmware releases, along with many years of experience and expertise from working in a professional service, technical support and training roles.

Date Location Duration Time of Event Seats Reminder
21/02/2022 UK- Virtual 3 days 09:00 - 17:00 + Google | + Ical
19/04/2022 Belgium - Virtual 3 days 09:00 - 17:00 + Google | + Ical
13/07/2022 UK- Virtual 3 days 09:00 - 17:00 + Google | + Ical
10/10/2022 UK- Virtual 3 days 09:00 - 17:00 + Google | + Ical
18/10/2022 Belgium - Virtual 3 days 09:00 - 17:00 + Google | + Ical

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