Firewall Service Administration Training Online
This class will help prepare you for the ongoing process of managing a UW-Madison firewall context. Participants will have to configure their own lab firewall and verify success.
1. The origin of the DoIT firewall project
2. How a firewall works
3. Brief networking review
4. The DoIT firewall
a. Hardware used
b. Advantages of centralized hardware/decentralized administration
c. Network diagrams
5. The migration process
6. Connecting to the firewall management interface
7. Working with firewall rules
a. Hosts and Host Groups
b. Service Groups
c. Adding/Editing/Deleting rules
This online course contains a number of lab exercises where participants will have to configure their own lab firewall and verify success.
Before registering for this course, please read the following knowledgebase article describing the process of becoming a firewall context administrator:
http://helpdesk.wisc.edu/ns/page.php?id=8048 To access course materials from this class, go to www.cio.wisc.edu/security/awareness/materials.