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FortiGate I - Multi Threat Security Systems I (FGT1)

  • Overview
  • Who Should Attend
  • Certifications
  • Prerequisites
  • Objectives
  • Content
  • Schedule
Course Overview

Course Duration: 2 Days

In this 2-day class, you will learn how to use basic FortiGate features.

In interactive labs, you will explore firewall policies, basic VPNs, antivirus, web filtering, application control, user authentication, and more. These administrative fundamentals will provide you with a solid understanding of how to integrate basic network security.

Who Should Attend

  • Anyone who is responsible for day to day management of a FortiGate appliance. 
  • Students must master this course before attending FortiGate II.

Course Certifications

This course is part of the following Certifications:


TCP/IP network experience and a basic understanding of firewall concepts.

Course Objectives

After completing these modules, you will be able to:

  • Describe capabilities of FortiGate UTM
  • Neutralize threats and misuse: viruses, torrents, and inappropriate websites
  • Control network access based on device type
  • Authenticate users via firewall policies
  • Offer an SSL VPN for secure access to your private network
  • Establish an IPsec VPN tunnel between two FortiFate appliances
  • Compare policy-based to tunnel-based IPsec VPN
  • Apply port forwarding, source NAT, and destination NAT
  • Interpret log entries
  • Generate reports
  • Use the GUI and CLI for administration
  • Deploy the right operation mode
  • Deploy an explicit proxy with firewall policies, authentication, and caching
  • Evolve beyond port numbers with application control

Course Content

  • Introduction to Fortinet UTM
  • Logging and Monitoring
  • Firewall Policiies
  • Network Address Translation (NAT)
  • Firewall Authentication 
  • Basic IPsec VPN
  • Antivirus
  • Explicit Proxy
  • Web Filtering
  • Application Control


Course ID: FGT1

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