Secure Wireless LAN

Course Description

In this two-day instructor-led classroom training, candidates will learn how to deploy, configure, and troubleshoot a secure wireless LAN using Fortinet solution: FortiGate, FortiAP, FortiWiFi, FortiCloud, FortiPlanner and FortiPresence.

The course explores RF concepts and key standards for wireless LAN, devices configuration, security settings and troubleshooting.

In interactive labs, candidates will enforce their knowledge deploying a secure wireless LAN centrally managed from the FortiGate wireless controller and/or FortiCloud AP network.


  • Instructor-led classroom

Product Versions

FortiGate 5.2.2, FortiWiFi & FortiAP    


  1. Wireless Concepts    
  2. Wireless Controller
  3. Advanced Authentication
  4. Access Point Profiles
  5. Troubleshooting


After completing this course, candidates will be able to:

  • Explain radio frequency behavior in wireless networks
  • Identify key WFA, IEEE, and IETF standards
  • Improve wireless coverage using FortiPlanner
  • Deploy a full mesh or WLAN with multiple SSIDs
  • Configure the wireless controller to deploy a WLAN
  • Manage FortiAP networks through FortiCloud
  • Offer guest Wi-Fi
  • Introduce FortiPresence
  • Use FortiAuthenticator and device identification for BYOD
  • Thwart hotspot hackers with intra-SSID blocking, UTM, and wireless intrusion detection
  • Block rogue APs
  • Correctly use MAC filtering
  • Understand fast roaming and wireless client load balancing
  • Troubleshoot signal loss, slow connections, and authentication issues

Who Should Attend

Anyone who is responsible for day-to-day management of a Fortinet wireless solution.


  • Familiarity with all topics presented in the FortiGate Security and FortiGate Infrastructure courses

System Requirements

There is no online version of this course. Training classrooms are equipped with lab equipment.


This course prepares candidates for the Fortinet Integrated and Cloud Wireless Specialist Exam - FortiOS 5.2.2. This is one of the courses that prepares candidates to take the NSE 6 certification exam.

How to Enroll

Click here and navigate to the NSE 6 section.