FortiManager

Overview

Course Overview

Course Duration: 2 Days

In this two-day class, you will learn the fundamentals of using FortiManager for centralized network administration of many FortiGate devices.
In interactive labs, you will explore deployment strategies, which include single or multiple ADOMs, device registration, policy packages, shared objects, installing configuration changes, provisioning FortiManager as a local FortiGuard Distribution Server, and troubleshoot the features that are critical to day-to-day use after you deploy FortiManager.

Objectives

Course Objectives


  • Describe capabilities of FortiManager
  • Add FortiGate devices to Device Manager and import their running configuration
  • Use provisioning templates and scripts for device-level changes across many devices
  • Identify the synchronization states
  • Manage the revision history of managed devices
  • Offer a local FortiGuard Distribution Server to your Fortinet devices
  • Deploy administrative domains (ADOMs) to support multiple customers on a single FortiManager
  • Manage firewall policies across multiple FortiGate devices using policy packages with shared and dynamic objects
  • Deploy policies and objects from the global ADOM to multiple ADOMs
  • Explain high availability, backup, and recovery options for FortiManager
  • Compare methods for centrally managing IPsec VPNs
  • Explain the restricted "admin" profile and API high-level usage
  • Use workspaces and workflow mode
  • Identify steps to replace a managed FortiGate device
  • Manage FortiGate devices' firmware centrally
Course Content
  • Introduction to FortiManager
  • System Settings
  • Device Manager
  • Policy & Objects
  • Additional System Operations
Course Certifications

This course is part of the following Certifications:

  • NSE 5: FortiGate Network Security Management and Analysis
Prerequisites
  • Knowledge of firewalling concepts in an IPv4 network
  • Familiarity with all topics in FortiGate I and FortiGate II
  • Basic understanding of network management systems
Course ID:
FT-FM-FND


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