Data Center
FortiOS Troubleshooting (1 of 4)

FortiOS provides several tools that help with troubleshooting both hardware and software issues. The objective of this track is to learn how to establish a baseline, define the problem, and create a troubleshooting plan. It is also helpful to understand the logic behind some of the built-in debugging tools and when to use them.


  1. Troubleshooting methodologies (theory)
  2. Introduction to diagnostic commands (theory and labs)
  3. Resources and Performance troubleshooting (theory & labs)
  4. High Availability and best practices (theory and labs)
  5. SD-WAN Health Diagnostics (theory and lab)
  6. Troubleshooting IPsec VPN (theory and lab)
  7. Troubleshooting tips for FortiOS routing (theory and lab


  • Recommended: NSE 7 certified (Enterprise Firewall) or have attended Enterprise Firewall class before
  • Students must have their own laptops (15” screen minimum) with FortiClient VPN installed and a Windows RDP client
  • A second screen is recommended