NetasQ Administrator Training Course


The aim of this training course is to present the range and the basic features of the intrusion prevention/UTM product.

Venue, duration and registration

NETASQ entrusts its Administrator training courses to its certified partners. Please refer to the list of NETASQ-certified training centers (NCTC). NETASQ can suggest you training courses in Villeneuve d’Ascq (France), or in Boulogne Billancourt (France). Our trainers are willing to move abroad so as to provide you with the training.

The Administrator training course takes place over three days.

The training starts at 9.30 a.m on the first day. All registration requests have to be sent to your NETASQ-certified training center (NCTC) or to NETASQ’s training department ( The maximum class size is 8 trainees per session. Training material will be provided for each trainee.

Pre-requisites and hardware

Good TCP/IP knowledge. Prior training in IP would be a bonus. Trainees should be equipped with a laptop on which a Windows operating system has been installed in order to conduct the exercises suggested in the training course and also VirtualBox in version 3.1.x at least (


At the end of the training, each trainee will attend an exam. This exam will last 1hr 30mins and permits to validate the training.

This exam is composed of two parts: 

  • A theorical purpose, with a 50-question MCQ,
  • A practical purpose, where you have to implement a network configuration, implement filtering rules, implement NAT, and so on. 

Day 1

Day 2

Day 3

Introducing the company and its products (U, NG and V).

Introducing standard and optional functions

o Standard functions

o Software and hardware options

o Introducing maintenance packs


Configuring address translation (NAT)

o NAT in general and rules order

o Detailed scenarios


Virtual private networks

o Introducing types of tunnels

o Detailed scenarios

- Logs and alarms management

- Console mode

o Basic commands


First steps

o Injecting license

o Update firmware version

o How to connect on the WEB portal and introducing dashboard

o Configuring the system and administration rights


Applicative protection

o Implementing different applicative analysis

o Implementing antivirus and antispam analysis



Network configuration

o Introducing configuration modes and interfaces types

o Routing concepts

o Introducing DHCP server and DHCP relay functions


Authentication and Users

o Introducing available LDAP bases

o Distributing administration rights



Configuring the UTM and introducting objects

o Objects creation

o Introducing dynamic and specific objects




Introducing intrusion prevention module

o Analysis methods (Basic)

o Introducing the SEISMO vulnerability detection module (Basic)





o Filtering in general and stateful concept

o Introducing and aim of the inspection methods