Enterprise Firewall

Course Description

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


  • Instructor-led classroom
  • Instructor-led online*
  • Self-paced videos with instructor-led lab over the web

* Private class only. Please contact their Fortinet Sales Representative.

Product Versions

FortiGate 5.4.1


  1. Enterprise Firewall
  2. FortiOS Architecture
  3. System Troubleshooting
  4. Traffic and Session Monitoring
  5. Routing
  6. FortiGuard
  7. Central Management
  8. OSPF
  9. Web Filtering
  10. IPS
  11. BGP
  12. IPsec
  13. ADVPN


After completing this course, candidates will be able to:

  • Integrate FortiManager, FortiAnalyzer, and multiple FortiGate devices using Fortinet's 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

Who Should Attend

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 hand-on experience working with FortiGate, FortiManager, and FortiAnalyzer.


  • Knowledge of network protocols
  • Knowledge of network security concepts
  • FortiGate Security and FortiGate Infrastructure
  • FortiAnalyzer
  • FortiManager

System Requirements

If candidates take an online format of this class, candidates must have a computer that has:

  • High-speed Internet connection
  • Up-to-date web browser
  • PDF viewer
  • Speakers or headphones
  • SSH client (such as PuTTY) is recommended
  • RDP client is recommended

Wired Ethernet connection (not Wi-Fi) recommended. Firewalls including Windows Firewall or FortiClient must allow connections with the online labs.


This course prepares you for the NSE 7 Enterprise Firewall certification exam.

How to Enroll

Click here and navigate to the NSE 7 section.