Fortinet FortiManager

The FortiManager course combines instructor-led training and interactive labs to build a solid understanding of the fundamentals of using FortiManager for centralised network administration of many FortiGate devices. Topics that are covered include deployment strategies using single or multiple ADOMs, workspaces and workflow mode, provisioning templates and scripts, policy packages, dynamic objects, centralised IPSec VPN management, revision history, shared objects, and using the FortiManager as a local FortiGuard Distribution server for managed firewalls.

Target Audience
The FortiManager course is intended for networking and security professionals who are responsible for the day-to-day management of many FortiGate devices via the FortiManager platform. This includes network managers and administrators, however, installers, sales engineers, systems engineers, professional services engineers (presales and post sales) and technical support professionals can also benefit from this course.

Course Overview

1. Who is this course designed for?

Anyone who is responsible for the day-to-day management of FortiGate security policies using the FortiManager platform.

2. What are the main subjects covered?

  • Introduction and Initial Configuration
  • Administration and Management
  • Device Registration
  • Device-Level Configuration and Installation
  • Policy and Objects
  • SD-WAN and Security Fabric
  • Diagnostics and Troubleshooting
  • Additional Configuration

3. What are the main skills, knowledge or capabilities that course participants will take away? In other words, what will they be able to do afterwards that they couldn’t do before?

After completing this course, you will be able to:

  • Describe the key features and capabilities of FortiManager
  • Deploy administrative domains (ADOMs) to support multiple customers on a single FortiManager
  • Restrict concurrent ADOM access by using workspaces and workflow mode
  • Use provisioning templates for device-level changes across many devices
  • Identify the synchronization states and manage the revision history of managed devices
  • Manage firewall policies across multiple FortiGate devices using policy packages with shared and dynamic objects
  • Deploy policies and objects from the global ADOM to multiple ADOMs
  • Understand Security Fabric integration with FortiManager
  • Deploy SD-WAN using central management FortiManager
  • Describe high-availability (HA), backup, and recovery options for FortiManager
  • Manage the firmware of supported devices centrally
  • Offer a local FortiGuard distribution server to your Fortinet devices
  • Diagnose and troubleshoot import and installation issues

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

This course is part of the preparation for the NSE 5 certification exam.

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

In this two-day class, you will learn the fundamentals of using FortiManager for centralized network administration of many FortiGate devices. In interactive labs, you will explore deployment strategies, which include single or multiple ADOMs, device registration, policy packages, shared objects, installing configuration changes, provisioning FortiManager as a local FortiGuard distribution server, and troubleshooting the features that are critical to day-to-day use after you deploy FortiManager

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.

  • How long does the course take to complete?

    The FortiManager course takes two days to complete.

  • Who will this course benefit?

    This course has been created for network and security professionals who are responsible for day-to-day management of many FortiGate devices via the FortiManager platform.

  • Do you have onsite training?

    Yes, we offer instructor-led classroom learning in Alton. We also offer onsite training, delivered at the customer’s site.

  • I can’t make the dates or locations available. Can I still do the course?

    Yes, we also offer online training which can either be completed with an instructor at a set time or self-paced if you would like to work at your own convenience.

  • What do I need to complete the FortiManager course?

    If you choose an online format of the FortiManager course, you will need to have a computer with the following:
    • High-speed internet connection (Ethernet connection should be used)
    • Up-to-date web browser
    • Ability to view PDF documents
    • Speakers or headphones
    • One of the following:
    - HTML 5 support
    - Up-to-date Java Runtime Environment (JRE) with the Java plugin enabled in your web browser.

  • What certification can I gain from the FortiManager course?

    The FortiManager course is recommended alongside the FortiAnalyzer course to prepare for the NSE 5 certification exam to achieve Network Security Analyst status. The NSE 5 exam is not included in the cost of this course.

  • What are the course requirements?

    You should have knowledge of firewalling concepts in an IPv4 network, be familiar with all topics in FortiGate Security and Fortigate Infrastructure and have a basic understanding of network management system.

  • What are the benefits of FortiManager training?

    The FortiManager course will help you or your team build a solid understanding of the fundamentals of using FortiManager for centralised network administration of many FortiGate devices. This will benefit the way in which your business runs and widen your portfolio.

Date Location Duration Seats Reminder
27/10/2021 Online Instructor Led 2 Days 6 + Google | + Ical
08/12/2021 Online Instructor Led 2 Days 10 + Google | + Ical

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