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Symantec ProxySG 6.6 Basic & Advanced Administration


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Symantec ProxySG 6.6 Basic & Advanced Administration

Course Code: SPSG-BAA

Duration: 4 Days



This course assumes that students have a basic understanding of networking concepts, such as local-area networks (LANs), the Internet, security, and IP protocols.

Course Description:

The ProxySG 6.6 Basic Administration course is an introduction to deployment options and management of the individual key features offered using the ProxySG 6.6 solution. ProxySG v6.6 Advanced Administration component is designed to enable IT professionals to master the advanced features of ProxySG.

Course Objectives:

After completing this course, students will be able to:

Basic Administration

  • Describe the major Secure Web Gateway functions of the ProxySG
  • License and configure a ProxySG
  • Deploy a ProxySG in either explicit or transparent mode
  • Use the Visual Policy Manager to write policies to manage web filtering, authentication, and SSL traffic management
  • Use ProxySG access logs to generate reports

Advance Administration

  • Solve common authentication and SSL iss
  • Understand the underlying architecture of SGOS
  • Monitor and analyze ProxySG performance
  • Use policy tracing as a troubleshooting tool

Intended Audience:

This course is intended for professionals who wish to master the fundamentals of the ProxySG. It is designed for IT network or security professionals who have not taken any previous training courses about the ProxySG.

Course Outlines:

ProxySG 6.6 Basic Administration

  • Module 1: Introduction to the Symantec ProxySG Secure Web Gateway
  • Module 2: ProxySG Security Deployment Options
  • Module 3: ProxySG Management Console
  • Module 4: Traffic Interception Using Proxy Services
  • Module 5: Hypertext Transfer Protocol
  • Module 6: Introduction to the Visual Policy Manager
  • Module 7: Filtering Web Content
  • Module 8: Using Threat Intelligence to Defend the Network
  • Module 9: Ensuring Safe Downloads
  • Module 10: Notifying User of Internet Usage Policies
  • Module 11: Access Logging on the ProxySG

ProxySG v6.6 Advanced Administration

  • Module 1: Using Authentication Realms
  • Module 2: Understanding Authentication Credentials
  • Module 3: Understanding Authentication Modes
  • Module 4: Understanding HTTPS
  • Module 5: Managing SSL Traffic on the ProxySG
  • Module 6: Optimizing SSL Interception Performance
  • Module 7: SGOS Architecture
  • Module 8: Caching Architecture
  • Module 9: System Diagnostics
  • Module 10: Introduction to Content Policy Language (CPL)
  • Module 11: Using Policy Tracing for Troubleshooting
  • Module 12: ProxySG Integration