In this course, you will learn how to use the most common FortiGate features.
In interactive labs, you will explore firewall policies, user authentication, high availability, SSL VPN, site-to-site IPsec VPN, Fortinet Security Fabric, and how to protect your network using security profiles, such as IPS, antivirus, web filtering, application control, and more. These administration fundamentals will provide you with a solid understanding of how to implement the most common FortiGate features.

After completing this course, you will be able to:

  • Configure FortiGate basic networking from factory default settings
  • Configure and control administrator access to FortiGate
  • Use the GUI and CLI for administration
  • Control network access to configured networks using firewall policies
  • Apply port forwarding, source NAT, and destination NAT
  • Analyze a FortiGate route table
  • Route packets using policy-based and static routes for multi-path and load-balanced deployments
  • Authenticate users using firewall policies
  • Monitor firewall users from the FortiGate GUI
  • Offer Fortinet Single Sign-On (FSSO) access to network services, integrated with Microsoft Active Directory (AD)
  • Understand encryption functions and certificates
  • Inspect SSL/TLS-secured traffic to prevent encryption used to bypass security policies
  • Configure security profiles to neutralize threats and misuse, including viruses, torrents, and inappropriate websites
  • Apply application control techniques to monitor and control network applications that might use standard or non-standard protocols and ports
  • Offer an SSL VPN for secure access to your private network
  • Establish an IPsec VPN tunnel between two FortiGate devices
  • Configure static routing
  • Configure SD-WAN underlay, overlay, and, local breakout
  • Identify the characteristics of the Fortinet Security Fabric
  • Deploy FortiGate devices as an HA cluster for fault tolerance and high performance
  • Diagnose and correct common problems


1. System and Network Settings
2. Firewall Policies and NAT
3. Routing
4. Firewall Authentication
5. Fortinet Single Sign-On (FSSO)
6. Certificate Operations
7. Antivirus
8. Web Filtering
9. Intrusion Prevention and Application Control
11. IPsec VPN
12. SD-WAN Configuration and Monitoring
13. Security Fabric
14. High Availability
15. Diagnostics and Troubleshooting

Networking and security professionals involved in the management, configuration, administration, and monitoring of FortiGate devices used to secure their organizations’ networks should attend this course.
You should have a thorough understanding of all the topics covered in the FortiGate Operator course before attending the FortiGate Administrator course.


  • Knowledge of network protocols
  • Basic understanding of firewall concepts

System Requirements
If you take the online format of this class, you must use a computer that has the following:

  1. A high-speed internet connection
  2. An up-to-date web browser
  3. A PDF viewer
  4. Speakers or headphones
  5. One of the following:
  • HTML5 support
  • An up-to-date Java Runtime Environment (JRE) with Java plugin enabled in your web browser


26 – 1 Mar


13 – 17


10 – 14


26 – 30


11 – 15

Duration: 5 Days

Course Fee & Exam Fee


Course Fee w/o GST $3,600.00
Course Fee w. GST (9% effective 1st Jan 2024) $3,924.00
SME (Company Sponsored) – All Singaporean and Permanent Resident Employee $1,404.00
Singapore Citizens aged 40 years old and above $1,404.00
Singapore Citizens below 40 years old and Permanent Residents $2,124.00


  • Please contact us for more information @ 6635 5590
  • NSE4 Exam Voucher is optional and can be purchase separately at $300 w/o GST
  • NSE4 exams is a critical core / elective component of the Fortinet Certified Professional Track
  • Other examinations are required to become a Certified Professional


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