Secure Wireless LAN

Course Description

In this two-day instructor-led classroom training, you 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, you will enforce your knowledge deploying a secure wireless LAN centrally managed from the FortiGate wireless controller and/or FortiCloud AP network.

Formats

  • Instructor-led classroom

Product Versions

FortiWiFi , FortiAP, and FortiGate 5.2

Agenda

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

Objectives

After completing this course, you 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.

Prerequisites

  • Familiarity with all topics presented in FortiGate I & II

System Requirements

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

Certification

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

How to Enroll

Use the following link to enroll in the instructor-led format of this course through the NSE Institute: