About this Course

Duration 1 Day

The purpose of this 1 day course is to give new WatchGuard firewall administrators an introduction to the configuration and management of WatchGuard Firewalls By the end of the course candidates will be able to build and manage the firewall rules, configure and manage VPN tunnels and troubleshoot rule base issues.


Network administrators that manage existing WatchGuard XTM Firewall installations and are required to change, log and monitor inbound and outbound security.

Sales and pre-sales engineers who wish to get a basic understanding and hands on of WatchGuard XTM Firewall features.

Delegates will learn how to

  • Overview of WatchGuard System manager and Firebox System manager
  • Look at configuring the Firewall network configuration options
  • Understand how to managing and configure rules for controlling outbound and inbound network access including proxy and packet filter rules
  • Understand Virtual Private Network configuration for Branch office and mobile solutions
  • Utilise basic troubleshooting techniques using logging and reporting
  • Basic traffic monitoring using hostwatch


  • Overview of WatchGuard System manager and Firebox System manager
  • Network Configuration
  • Network Address Translation NAT
  • Filter Configuration
  • Proxy Configuration
  • Branch office and Mobile User VPN
  • Logging events and using Logs to troubleshoot rule issues
  • Using HostWatch

1 Day


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 0113 220 7150 or email us at info@qa.com to discuss how we can help.

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