Duration : 2 Days (13 Hours)

FortiAuthenticator Course Overview:

In this course, you will gain proficiency in utilizing FortiAuthenticator for secure authentication and identity management. Topics covered include configuring and deploying FortiAuthenticator, utilizing it for certificate management and two-factor authentication, authenticating users via LDAP and RADIUS servers, and exploring Single Sign-On (SSO) options using SAML on FortiAuthenticator.

Intended Audience:

  • Anyone who is responsible for the day-to-day management of FortiAuthenticator should attend this course.

Learning Objectives of FortiAuthenticator:

Upon completing this course, you will have the following abilities:

  • Deploy and configure FortiAuthenticator for authentication and identity management.
  • Configure LDAP and RADIUS services on FortiAuthenticator.
  • Set up the self-service portal for user management.
  • Configure FortiAuthenticator and FortiGate for two-factor authentication.
  • Provision FortiToken hardware and mobile software tokens for users.
  • Configure FortiAuthenticator as a logon event collector using the FSSO communication framework.
  • Configure portal services for guest and local user management.
  • Configure FortiAuthenticator for wired and wireless 802.1x authentication, MAC-based authentication, and machine-based authentication using supported EAP methods.
  • Troubleshoot authentication failures effectively.
  • Manage digital certificates, including root CA, sub-CA, user, and local services digital certificates.
  • Configure FortiAuthenticator as a SCEP server for Certificate Revocation Lists (CRLs) and Certificate Signing Requests (CSRs).
  • Configure FortiAuthenticator as a Security Assertion Markup Language (SAML) identity provider and service provider for Single Sign-On (SSO) implementations.
  • Introduction and Initial Configuration
  • Administrative Users and High Availability
  • Administering and Authenticating Users
  • Managing Users and Troubleshooting Authentication
  • Two-Factor Authentication
  • FSSO Process and Methods
  • FSSO Deployment and Troubleshooting
  • Portal Services
  • PKI and FortiAuthenticator as a CA
  • Certificate Management
  • 802.1X Authentication
  • SAML
  • FIDO2 Authentication

FortiAuthenticator Course Prerequisites:

You must have an understanding of the topics covered in NSE 4 FortiGate Security and FortiGate Infrastructure, or have equivalent experience.

It is also recommended that you have an understanding of Authentication, Authorization, and Accounting.

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