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Enterprise Firewall (NSE 7)

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3 Days

18 CPD hours

About this course

This course is intended for networking and security professionals involved in the administration and support of a security infrastructure using FortiGate appliances.


Monitor traffic passing through FortiGate
Optimize FortiGate memory usage
Diagnose using FortiGate tools such as the built-in sniffer and ''diagnose debug flow'' command
Monitor statistics for user traffic, traffic shaping, user authentication, IPsec, web proxy, BGP, OSPF and HA
Troubleshoot issues with conserve mode, high CPU, firewall policies, session helpers, user authentication, *IPsec, FortiGuard, UTM inspection, explicit web proxy, routing, and HA
Describe the processing flow of FortiGate packet inspection
Configure FortiGate for external BGP and OSPF


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.

Module 1: Security Fabric
  • Configuring the Security Fabric
  • Troubleshooting: Security Fabric
  • Physical and logical topology views
Module 2: FortiOS Architecture
  • System information
Module 3: System Troubleshooting
  • Crash Logs
Module 4: Traffic and Session Monitoring
  • Exploring the session table
  • Troubleshooting: Connectivity issues
Module 5: Routing
  • Failover of existing sessions
  • Troubleshooting: Routing
Module 6: FortiGuard
  • Troubleshooting: Local FDS issue
  • Troubleshooting: Rating lookups
Module 7: Central Management
  • FortiManager and registration
Module 8: OSPF
  • Configuring OSPF
  • Troubleshooting: OSPF
Module 9: Web Filtering and Antivirus
  • Configuring Web Filtering and AV
  • Troubleshooting: Web Filetering
  • Troubleshooting: Antivirus
Module 10: IPS
  • Configuring IPS
  • IPS custom signatures
Module 11: BGP
  • Configuring BGP
  • Troubleshooting: BGHP neighbor
  • Troubleshooting: BGP routing
  • Configuring prefix lists
Module 12: IPsec
  • Troubleshooting: IPsec
  • VPN Manager
Module 13: Auto Discovery VPN
  • Configuring ADVPN and IBGP
  • Troubleshooting: OSPF and BGP'
Additional course details:

Nexus Humans Enterprise Firewall (NSE 7) training program is a workshop that presents an invigorating mix of sessions, lessons, and masterclasses meticulously crafted to propel your learning expedition forward.

This immersive bootcamp-style experience boasts interactive lectures, hands-on labs, and collaborative hackathons, all strategically designed to fortify fundamental concepts.

Guided by seasoned coaches, each session offers priceless insights and practical skills crucial for honing your expertise. Whether you're stepping into the realm of professional skills or a seasoned professional, this comprehensive course ensures you're equipped with the knowledge and prowess necessary for success.

While we feel this is the best course for the Enterprise Firewall (NSE 7) course and one of our Top 10 we encourage you to read the course outline to make sure it is the right content for you.

Additionally, private sessions, closed classes or dedicated events are available both live online and at our training centres in Dublin and London, as well as at your offices anywhere in the UK, Ireland or across EMEA.

Training Insurance Included!

When you organise training, we understand that there is a risk that some people may fall ill, become unavailable. To mitigate the risk we include training insurance for each delegate enrolled on our public schedule, they are welcome to sit on the same Public class within 6 months at no charge, if the case arises.

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