About this course

Course code TPSUTM
Duration 2 Days

This hands-on workshop is aimed at Network Administrators looking for practical guidance in implementing Sophos Network Protection. The 2-day course addresses the configuration of all the key product features deployed in a typical medium sized enterprise.
Our Sophos Certified trainers provide an engaging blend of presentation, demonstration and selected lab exercises using the latest available product release, supplemented with valuable insights from numerous implementations in the field.


Initial setup

  • Licensing
  • Configuration of email notifications
  • Automatic backups
  • Updating

Interfaces and Routing

  • Configuration interfaces
  • Adding static and interface routes
  • Link aggregation
  • Uplink Balancing
  • Additional interfaces types and VLANs

Network Services

  • DNS, DHCP and NTP

Active Directory Integration

  • Creating an LDAP connection and joining the domain
  • Integration with other directory services

Network Protection

  • Creation of firewall rules
  • Creation of NAT rules
  • Intrusion Prevention and APT
  • Server load balancing options

Web Server Protection

  • Certificate Management
  • Configuring Web Servers
  • Understanding firewall profiles
  • Exchange Services
  • Reverse Authentication
  • Advanced options

Web Protection

  • Configuring the web proxy
  • Creating custom URL filtering categories
  • Creating and assigning profiles
  • Adding proxy exceptions
  • Logging and reporting
  • Troubleshooting authentication issues

Email Protection

  • Integrations options
  • Adding accepted email domains
  • Filtering email for internal servers
  • White/Black lists
  • Using the Mail Manager
  • Email Encryption

Wireless Protection

  • Configuration of wireless networks
  • Creation of hot spot for guest access
  • RADIUS configuration

RED Management

  • Provisioning
  • Operation modes
  • Connectivity troubleshooting

Remote Access

  • Supported VPN technologies
  • Deploying the VPN clients
  • Configuration from the User Portal

Implementation Guidelines

  • Migration planning
  • Migrating from Microsoft TMG

2 Days


This is a QA approved partner course

Delivery Method

Delivery method


Face-to-face learning in the comfort of our quality nationwide centres, with free refreshments and Wi-Fi.

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Online booking is currently not available for this course, to find out more please call us on 01753 898320 or email us at info@qa.com to discuss how we can help.

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