Enterprise Firewall (NSE 7)

Formerly FortiGate III

  • Duration 3 days
  • Price $2,625
  • Certifications NSE7
  • Exams NSE7
Course Overviewremove_circle_outline

This 3-day class provides more in-depth work with FortiGate infrastructure and architecture, combined with enhanced troubleshooting methods and tools to isolate and fix the most common issues in networks with FortiGate devices.

In interactive labs, you will explore how to configure BGP and OSPF, and to resolve misconfigurations and improve performance.

This course is part of preparation for the NSE 7 certification exam.

Target Audienceadd_circle_outline

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

Course Objectivesadd_circle_outline

After completing this course, you will be able to:

Integrate FortiManager, FortiAnalyzer, and multiple FortiGate devices using the Fortinet 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

Course Outlineadd_circle_outline

1. Security Fabric

2. FortiOS Architecture

3. Traffic and Session Monitoring

4. Routing

5. FortiGuard

6. High Availability

7. Central Management


9. Border Gateway Protocol (BGP)

10. Web Filtering

11. Intrusion Prevention System (IPS)

12. IPsec

13. Autodiscovery VPN (ADVPN)


You must have an understanding of the topics covered in the following courses, or have equivalent experience: l NSE 4 FortiGate Security l NSE 4 FortiGate Infrastructure It is also recommended that you have an understanding of the topics covered in the following courses, or have equivalent experience: l NSE 5 FortiManager l NSE 5 FortiAnalyzer You must have a computer with:

  • High-speed Internet connection
  • Up-to-date web browser
  • PDF viewer
  • Speakers / headphones
  • Either: HTML 5 support or Up-to-date Java runtime environment (JRE) with Java plugin enabled in your web browser
  • Wired Ethernet connection (not Wi-Fi) recommended. Firewalls including Windows Firewall or FortiClient must allow connections with the online labs.

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