Nokia NSA: Foundation

2 Day Course
Hands On
Official Curriculum

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Nokia Security Administration: Foundation is a two-day, instructor-led course, which introduces security administrators to Nokia IP Security Platforms.

The course provides the necessary information and hands-on experience to deploy, manage and maintain the Nokia family of IP security products. Lab exercises enable students to learn operational skills needed to effectively manage Nokia IP Security Platforms.

NSA: Foundation supersedes NSA I (v4.8)

This course is designed for Technical persons tasked with the support, installation, deployment or administration of Nokia security products should attend this course.

This could include the following:

  • System administrators
  • Security staff
  • Firewall administrators
  • Network engineers
  • Reseller support
  • Installation consultants
  • Upon completing this course delegates will be able to:
  • Understand Nokia IP Security Platform product offering and positioning
  • Understand Nokia IP Series hardware and software architecture
  • Exhibit competency in installing and configuring the Nokia IP Series in a network environment
  • Be able to manage the Nokia IP Series in a secure network environment
  • Manage third party software installation, upgrades, and removals such as Check Point VPN-1 NGX ®
  • Enable high availability through redundant firewalls
  • Backup and restore Nokia IP Security Platform products

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Nokia NSA: Foundation (12 topics)

  • Security terminology and an overview of Nokia IP Security Platforms
  • Architecture and design of IPSO on both disk-based and diskless platforms
  • Platform configuration using Nokia Network Voyager (browser-based management tool)
  • Installation and basic configuration of Check Point VPN-1 NGX firewall application
  • Authentication - local and remote with RADIUS/TACACS, and role configuration
  • Simple diagnostics
  • Configuration: backup and restore
  • System administration
  • DHCP and PPPoE for small scale installations
  • Nokia IP Series monitoring and maintenance
  • System administration
  • Overview of Nokia Technical Support


Persons attending this course should have completed the Check Point Security Administration NGX I course and as have a working knowledge of internetworking concepts and an understanding of TCP/IP, network addressing, and subnet masks. They should also have knowledge of basic router concepts, static routes, and an understanding of the concepts of layering within the 7 layer OSI model. The Check Point Security Administration course is recommended as a companion course to the NSA: Foundation and may be taken before or after the NSA: Foundation.

Additional Learning

The courses below may help you meet the knowledge level required to take this course. If you are unsure please ask a training advisor .

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