Course Outline

Introduction to Fortinet and Fortigate 600E

  • Overview of Fortinet
  • Features and specifications of Fortigate 600E
  • Understanding the FortiOS

Basic Configuration

  • Initial setup of Fortigate 600E
  • Navigating the FortiOS interface
  • Basic configuration tasks

Firewall Policies

  • Understanding firewall policies
  • Creating and managing access policies
  • NAT and PAT configuration

User Authentication

  • Configuring user authentication
  • Integrating with external authentication servers (LDAP, RADIUS)

SSL VPN Configuration

  • Setting up SSL VPN
  • Customizing portal layouts and access for different user groups

Threat Management

  • Antivirus, IPS, and anti-malware setup
  • Web and content filtering

HA Concepts and Benefits

  • Understanding HA and its importance
  • HA modes (active-active, active-passive)

Configuring HA on Fortigate 600E

  • Initial HA setup for Fortigate 600E
  • HA configuration best practices
  • Monitoring and managing HA status

Troubleshooting HA

  • Common HA issues and solutions
  • Failover testing and verification

Advanced Routing

  • Dynamic routing protocols (OSPF, BGP)
  • Policy-based routing

Deep Packet Inspection

  • Configuring DPI for enhanced security
  • SSL inspection policies

Custom Security Profiles

  • Creating and applying custom security profiles
  • Advanced threat protection configuration

Monitoring and Reporting

  • Log and report management
  • Real-time monitoring tools

System Optimization

  • Performance tuning and optimization
  • Managing firmware updates and backups

Best Practices for Security and Administration

  • Security policy optimization
  • Regular maintenance and auditing

Summary and Next Steps


  • Basic understanding of networking concepts
  • Familiarity with firewall concepts and security principles


  • Network administrators
  • Security professionals
  • IT managers
 14 Hours

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