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Next Steps

Now that you have installed and set up your FortiGate unit, here’s a list of some resources you can read next to help you continue to get the most out of your FortiGate.

Best Practices

The Best Practices document is a collection of guidelines to ensure the most secure and reliable operation of FortiGate units in a customer environment. It is updated periodically as new issues are identified.

This document can be found at

The FortiGate Cookbook

The FortiGate Cookbook contains a variety of step-by-step examples of how to integrate a FortiGate unit into your network and apply features such as security profiles, wireless networking, and VPN.

Using the Cookbook, you can go from idea to execution in simple steps, configuring a secure network for better productivity with reduced risk.

The FortiGate Cookbook can be found at

The Fortinet Video Library

The Fortinet Video Library contains video tutorials showing how to configure various Fortinet products, including FortiGate units. Many FortiGate videos are based on recipes from the FortiGate Cookbook.

The Fortinet Video Library can be found at

The FortiOS Handbook

The FortiOS Handbook is the complete guide to FortiOS, covering a variety of FortiGate configurations.

The FortiOS Handbook is available as a single, complete document. Handbook chapters are also available as standalone documents.

The FortiOS Handbook can be found at