Upon completing the StoneGate Firewall/VPN course, the student should understand the problems caused by network devices/components being a single point of failure and explain how StoneGate solves those problems. The student should be able to install and administer a StoneGate firewall cluster and explain how load balancing works in the cluster. S/he should be able to implement routing and use StoneGate Multi-Link technology for outbound and inbound traffic.
In addition, s/he should be able to explain how the packets are inspected and configure access and NAT rules. The student should also know how and when to use the protocol agents and how to configure deep inspection to inspect the packets above the network and transport layers.
S/he should also know how to configure site-to-site VPN tunnels between security gateways with multiple endpoint IP addresses and configure the gateway for mobile VPN tunnels. Finally, the student should know how to give priorities to certain type of traffic and guarantee or limit the bandwidth with the Quality of Service methods provided inStoneGate firewall.