FortiGate II - NSE 4 - The Secured Network Deployment and IPSec VPN course, FortiOS Version 5.2 (FORT-SECII)

Course Description Schedule

Who should attend

Networking and security professionals involved in the design, implementation, and administration of a security infrastructure using FortiGate appliances.


  • Knowledge of OSI layers
  • Good knowledge of firewalling concepts in an IPv4 network
  • Familiarity with all topics presented in the prerequisite FortiGate I course
  • System Requirements

If you take the online version of this class, you must have a computer with:

  • A high-speed Internet connection
  • An up-to-date web browser
  • Speakers or headphones
  • A PDF viewer to view online class materials
  • (Additionally for the labs) a Java runtime environment (JRE) or HTML 5 supported web browser

Course Objectives

After completing these courses, you will be able to:

  • Deploy FortiGate devices as an HA cluster for fault-tolerance & high performance
  • Inspect traffic transparently, forwarding as a Layer 2 device
  • Manage FortiGate device's route table
  • Route packets using policy-based and static routes for multi-path and load-balance deployments
  • Connect virtual domains (VDOMs) without packets leaving FortiGate
  • Implement a meshed / partially redundant VPN
  • Diagnose failed IKE exchanges
  • Fight hacking & denial of service (DoS)
  • Diagnose IPS engine performance issues
  • Offer Fortinet Single Sign On (FSSO) access to network services, integrated with Microsoft Active Directory
  • Inspect SSL/TLS-secured traffic to prevent encryption used to bypass security policies
  • Understand encryption functions and certificates
  • Defend against data leaks by identifying files with sensitive data, and blocking them from leaving your private network
  • Diagnose and correct common problems
  • Optimize performance by configuring to leverage ASIC acceleration chips, such as CP or NPs, instead of only the CPU resources
  • Implement IPv6 and hybrid IPv4-IPv6 networks

Course Content

In this 3-day instructor-led classroom or online class, which follows FortiGate I, you will learn a selection of advanced FortiGate networking and security features. Topics include features commonly used in complex or larger enterprise/MSSP networks, such as advanced routing, transparent mode, redundant infrastructure, security-as-a-service (SaaS), advanced IPsec VPN, IPS, SSO, certificates, data leak prevention, diagnostics, and fine-tuning performance.

Classroom Training

Duration 3 days

Price (excl. tax)
  • Germany: 1,890.- €
Dates and Booking
Click on town name to bookSchedule
23/11/2016 - 25/11/2016 Munich
30/11/2016 - 02/12/2016 Dreieich (Frankfurt)
07/12/2016 - 09/12/2016 Berlin
14/12/2016 - 16/12/2016 Bochum
14/12/2016 - 16/12/2016 Munich
21/12/2016 - 23/12/2016 Munich
11/01/2017 - 13/01/2017 Hamburg
25/01/2017 - 27/01/2017 Dreieich (Frankfurt)