Fortinet FortiWeb Cloud WAF-as-a-Service


Do you have AWS navigation skills, but want to learn about FortiWeb? This course will cover a brief overview of the Fortinet FortiWeb Cloud WAF-as-a-Service. You will subscribe to the product in AWS Marketplace and then learn how to use the solution to automatically integrate a Route 53 domain name, set up an EC2 instance, and create a web app.

59 minutes
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Course Description

The course will walk students through setting up their Route 53 domain, setting up an EC2 instance, and creating their Web application. Students will use a custom script (provided in the resources section of the course) to complete their EC2 instance setup. A simple web page will be created, which students will use for a SQL injection attack during the case study module.


Learners will need an AWS account. The AWS dashboard, basic navigation skills in AWS, the ability to setup and configure EC2 This course assumes a basic knowledge of instances, and the ability to set up Route 53 domains. The instructor will show how to set up a Route 53 domain and EC2 instance, but to fully understand the material presented, the learner should have some background in the setup of these items. Learners should also be familiar with web application firewalls (WAF) and their intended use.

Study Resources:

Study guide, Lab Guides,

Course Goals

By the end of this course, students should be able to:

  • Setup an EC2 instance and Route 53 Domain
  • Automatically detect their Domain in the Fortinet product
  • Troubleshoot issues in detecting their Route 53 Domain

Important: If you are a non-enterprise learner using the Free-Tier AWS account and the Free Fortinet trial period, please note the use of Route 53 can increase your AWS billing significantly. It is recommended you remove/delete your EC2 instance and Route 53 after following along with this course to reduce charges on your account, if you are only using the domain and EC2 instance for this course.