Fortinet Workshop

Operate and troubleshoot FortiGate Firewall

Date: 25/5 - 27/5, 2020

Course length: 3 Days

Location: Cuebid AB, Gustav III Boulevard 42, 169 73 Solna, 8tr

Tuition: 17 500kr ex. VAT/participant

  • Course Description

    Topics covered in this course include:

    • Basic setup of FortiGate using CLI and GUI
    • Administration and administration profiles
    • Local and remote user authentication
    • Interface and vlan configuration
    • Firewall Policy
    • Security Fabric
    • Implement firewall policy in lab environment
    • Zone configuration and concept in FortiGate
    • Destination and source address translation
    • Routing (Static routing, policy based routing)
    • SD-WAN
    • Basic and advanced IPSec
    • Troubleshooting CLI and GUI
    • NGFW / UTM (Webfilter, Application, DLP and more)
    • SSL Tunnel / Portal
    • Virtual Firewall VDOM concept
    • Dynamic routing (OSPF and BGP)
    • SSL VPN configurations
    • High Availability operations

    At the end of this course, the student should be able to:

    • Describe the different technology’s and features included in FortiGate
    • Set up, start/restart/stop, license, and configure the Fortigate firewall from start.
    • Configure a basic firewall configuration on the FortiGate including VLANs, Zones, IP addressing and Policies.
    • Use the Configuration utility and CLI to manage and troubleshoot FortiGate Firewall.
    • Handle Backup and Restore configurations
    • Monitor resource status, users, tunnels route information and statistical information and use information to determine how and where FortiGate currently processing traffic
    • Different alternatives to perform Source address translation
    • Use SD-WAN and Policy Based routing to select different paths for redundancy and security.
    • Using SLB and Virtual IP for DNAT
    • Perform basic troubleshooting and problem determination activities including using CLI and FortiAnalayzer
    • Understand and manage user roles and remote authentication using LDAP and Radius
    • Advanced IPSec VPN and Dynamic routing over IPSec
    • SSLVPN Portal and different
    • Configure and manage High Availability in a firewall cluster
    • Dynamic routing using BGP and BFD for redundant paths
    • Configure Route Map to control and populate route table
    • Understand configuration and concept related to VDOM (virtual firewall) 


    This training is intended for network and security administrators responsible for installation, configurations and maintain the FortiGate security solution.

    Goal with this three days education is to give students a knowledge and understanding how FortiGate security concept are build and where and when to use the different security components. During education, students will use both CLI and GUI to configure different tasks in provided hands-on labs.


    • OSI model encapsulation
    • Routing and switching
    • Ethernet and ARP
    • TCP/IP concepts
    • IP addressing and subnetting
    • NAT and private IP addressing
    • Default gateway
    • Basic Firewall knowledge
    • LAN vs. WA

    Registration Information

    Class size is limited to six students. The cancellation policy is as follows:

    Registrants may cancel up to four weeks prior to the first day of class for a full refund.

    Cancellations received between two-and-four weeks prior to the start date will be eligible for a full credit to any future training offering.

    Cancellations received between one-and-two weeks prior to the start date will be eligible for a one-half credit to any future training offering.

    Any cancellations received less than one week before the first day of class will forfeit the enrollment fee.

    Cuebid AB reserves the right to cancel any class up to two weeks before the first day of class. In the event of a cancellation, all registrants will be eligible for priority rescheduling or a full refund.

    General information

    Training material used in this training are created by Cuebid or official guides and Cookbooks from Fortinet.

    The cost includes the training, documentations, coffee and light snacks during the day, and a full warm lunch.

    The day start at 09.00 and ends approx at 17.00

    More information and help such as travel and hotel recommendations is available upon request. Please contact us if anything is unclear.


    Training Centre: Cuebid AB

    Address: Gustav III:s Boulevard 42, 169 73 SOLNA
    Telephone: +46 8 400 210 80


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