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Introduction

This guide contains the following sections:

What's New in FortiOS 5.4 informs you about new system features in FortiOS 5.4 and 5.4.1

Administrators describes the tasks that can be done to add and secure administrative access to a FortiGate.

Central management describes how to configure the FortiGate unit to use FortiManager as a method of maintaining the device and other features that FortiManager has to facilitate the administration of multiple devices.

Monitoring discusses the various methods of monitoring both the FortiGate unit and the network traffic through a range of different tools available within FortiOS.

Replacement messages explains how to view and customize various replacement messages on the FortiGate.

Administration for schools shares basic practices administrators in school systems can employ to meet the challenges of maintaining a network and access to the Internet

PPTP and L2TP contains information on configuring PPTP and L2TP VPNs as well as PPTP passthrough.

Session helpers explains how to use session helpers to analyze the data in the packet bodies of some protocols and adjust the firewall to allow those protocols to send packets through the firewall.

Advanced concepts describes more involved administrative topics to enhance network security and traffic efficiency.