Fortinet FortiClient EMS Training (NSE5)

Commitment 1 Day, 7-8 hours a day.
Language English
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Delivery Options Instructor-Led Onsite, Online, and Classroom Live


In this 1-day Fortinet FortiClient EMS Training (NSE5) course, you will learn how to use the FortiClient feature and provision FortiClient using the FortiClient EMS.

In interactive labs, you will explore the FortiClient installation and features. You will also explore EMS components, database management, operation modes, how to deploy FortiClient, and more. These administration fundamentals will provide you with a solid understanding of how to implement and manage endpoint security and the Security Fabric.

This Fortinet FortiClient EMS (NSE5) course is intended to help you prepare for the FortiClient 6.2 specialist exam. This is one of the courses that prepare you to take the NSE 5 certification exam

System Requirements

If you take the online format of this class, you must use a computer that has the following:

  • A high-speed Internet connection
  • An up-to-date web browser
  • A PDF viewer
  • Speakers or headphones

One of the following:

  • HTML 5 support or
  • An up-to-date Java Runtime Environment (JRE) with Java plugin enabled in your web browser

You should use a wired Ethernet connection, not a WiFi connection. Firewalls, including Windows Firewall or FortiClient, must allow connections to the online labs.


By the end of the Fortinet FortiClient EMS Training (NSE5) course, you should be able to meet the following objectives:

  • Identify when and why you need endpoint security
  • Understand FortiClient installation
  • Identify FortiClient features and settings
  • Understand and configure FortiClient XML settings
  • Understand the purpose of FortiClient EMS and identify FortiClient EMS components
  • Understand FortiClient EMS administration and database management
  • Provision and deploy FortiClient using FortiClient EMS
  • Understand deployment methods and types
  • Understand and configure endpoint policy and endpoint profiles
  • Configure endpoint profile references
  • Understand deployment packages and FortiClient installers
  • Create and apply telemetry gateway lists
  • Understand compliance verification rules and manage tags
  • Diagnostic tools and troubleshooting of FortiClient and FortiClient EMS
  • We can adapt this Fortinet FortiClient EMS Training (NSE5) course to your group’s background and work requirements at little to no added cost.
  • If you are familiar with some aspects of this Fortinet FortiClient EMS (NSE5) course, we can omit or shorten their discussion.
  • We can adjust the emphasis placed on the various topics or build the Fortinet FortiClient EMS (NSE5) course around the mix of technologies of interest to you (including technologies other than those included in this outline).
  • If your background is nontechnical, we can exclude the more technical topics, include the topics that may be of special interest to you (e.g., as a manager or policy-maker), and present the Fortinet FortiClient EMS (NSE5) course in a manner understandable to lay audiences.

The target audience for this Fortinet FortiClient EMS Training (NSE5) course:

  • Networking and security professionals involved in the management, configuration, and administration of FortiClient endpoints used to secure their organizations’ devices should attend this course.
  • Participants should have a thorough understanding of endpoint solutions.

Before taking this Fortinet FortiClient EMS (NSE5) course, students should take the following courses or have equivalent knowledge and experience:

  • Basic understanding of endpoint protection solutions and their management.


Fortinet FortiClient EMS Training (NSE5)
  • Introduction to FortiClient and FortiClient EMS
  • FortiClient Enterprise Management System (EMS)
  • FortiClient Deployment and Provisioning Using FortiClient EMS
  • Diagnostics and Troubleshooting
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