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WatchGuard Video Tutorials
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Don't have time to sit down for an extended training session? WatchGuard video tutorials let you concentrate on learning at your own pace.

WatchGuard XTM

Getting Started

  • Activate a Firebox or XTM Device (2 minutes, 35 sec)
    This video tutorial explains what is required to activate a Firebox or XTM device, and demonstrates the activation steps. Last updated: 07/09/14.
  • Web Setup Wizard (22 minutes)
    Walk through the initial setup of an XTM device and review some troubleshooting tips for Internet connectivity issues. Last updated: 05/31/11.
  • Getting Started with Policies (11 minutes)
    This video tutorial explains the information you need to start using network security device policies. Last updated: 05/28/14.
  • Activate Your Trade Up, Trade In Products (6 minutes)
    This video tutorial defines the WatchGuard Trade Up and Trade In programs, and shows how to activate trade up/trade in devices. Last updated: 5/15/14.
  • Configuration Migration (6 minutes)
    This lesson gives you step-by-step instructions on how to edit an existing XTM configuration file to use on another XTM device. Last updated: 10/28/14.

Proxies and Security Subscriptions

  • Getting Started with Data Loss Prevention (12 minutes, 32 sec)
    This video tutorial defines Data Loss Prevention (DLP), explains how to set up and use DLP, and shows how DLP and WatchGuard Dimension work together to keep you informed about the protection of confidential information on your network. Last updated: 02/18/15.
  • Getting Started with IPS (8 minutes, 25 sec)
    This video tutorial defines IPS, explains how to set up and use IPS, and shows how IPS and WatchGuard Dimension work together to keep you informed about threats to your network. Last updated: 01/21/15.
  • Getting Started with WebBlocker (9 minutes, 10 sec)
    This video tutorial defines WebBlocker, explains how to set up and use WebBlocker, and shows how WebBlocker and WatchGuard Dimension work together. Last updated: 11/01/14.
  • Getting Started with Application Control (17 minutes)
    New to Application Control? This e-Learning lesson shows you how to configure Application Control to monitor application use, as well as block applications for your organization. Last updated: 04/22/11.
  • Getting Started with Gateway AntiVirus (7 minute, 29 sec)
    This video tutorial defines Gateway AntiVirus, explains how to activate and configure Gateway AntiVirus, and shows how Gateway AntiVirus and WatchGuard Dimension work together. Last updated: 11/26/14.
  • Using Application Control with Traffic Management (10 minutes)
    This video tutorial demonstrates how to use Application Control with Traffic Management to control bandwidth used by applications or application categories. Last updated: 6/27/14.
  • Optimize Gateway AntiVirus for HTTP Traffic (7 minutes)
    This video tutorial demonstrates how to optimize Gateway AntiVirus performance for HTTP traffic. Last updated: 07/09/14.
  • Enforce Safe Search (8 minutes)
    Learn how to enforce safe search to make sure that every person browsing the Internet through your WatchGuard XTM device is subjected to the strictest level of safe search enforcement. Last updated: 04/28/11.
  • Email Basics (10 minutes)
    You can get more value out of your XTM and XCS devices when you understand the basics of how email works. This e-Learning lesson explains what goes on behind the scenes when you send an email and introduces terms you need to know as you configure the email functions on your WatchGuard devices. Last updated: 04/22/11.

Networking and VPN

  • Mobile VPN with SSL (10 minutes)
    This lesson introduces mobile VPN and gives you step-by-step instructions on how to configure and use Mobile VPN with SSL. Last updated: 02/25/15.
  • Branch Office VPN (12 minutes)
    This lesson introduces the components of an IPSec-based branch office VPN and walks you through all the steps to create a VPN tunnel between two WatchGuard XTM devices. Last updated: 04/22/11.
  • FireCluster (14 minutes)
    This video shows you how to set up and configure a FireCluster, how to view its status, and what can trigger a failover event within your FireCluster. Last updated: 05/28/14.

Reset Your Device

  • Reset a Firebox T10 Device (1 minute, 35 sec)
    This video tutorial explains when and how to reset a Firebox T10 device to its factory default settings. Last updated: 07/25/14.
  • Reset an XTM 2 Series Device (5 minutes)
    Don't have the password for your XTM device or just want to start its configuration from scratch? Use this procedure to reset it to its factory-default settings. This same procedure also works for Firebox X Core and Peak e-Series devices. Last updated: 04/22/11.
  • Reset an XTM 5 Series, 8 Series, or 1050 Device (6 minutes)
    Don't have the password for your XTM device or just want to start its configuration from scratch? Use this procedure to reset it to its factory-default settings. This same procedure also works for Firebox X Core and Peak e-Series devices. Last updated: 04/22/11.

Certificates

  • Introduction to Certificates (4 minutes, 28 sec)
    This video tutorial defines certificates and explains how a Firebox or XTM device uses them. Last updated: 01/26/15.
  • Use Certificates for HTTPS Content Inspection (8 minutes, 38 sec)
    This video tutorial explains why a Firebox or XTM device needs a certificate to scan secure website traffic and how to scan secure website traffic. Last updated: 01/26/15.
  • Troubleshoot Certificate Authentication Errors (8 minutes, 39 sec)
    This video tutorial explains how a Firebox or XTM device uses certificates for authentication and how to fix the most common problems users might encounter. Last updated: 01/26/15.
  • Update the Web Server Certificate (5 minutes)
    This video tutorial explains how to update the web server certificate for an XTM or Firebox device. Last updated: 07/09/14.

RapidDeploy

  • Introduction to RapidDeploy (5 minutes, 39 sec)
    This video tutorial defines RapidDeploy and describes the three RapidDeploy methods you can use to configure a Firebox or XTM device. Last updated: 10/24/14.
  • RapidDeploy from the Management Server (12 minutes)
    This video tutorial explains how to use WatchGuard RapidDeploy from the Management Server to deploy a remote Firebox or XTM device. Last updated: 07/18/14.

WatchGuard Dimension

  • Getting Started with WatchGuard Dimension (14 minutes)
    This video tutorial defines WatchGuard Dimension, explains how to configure Dimension, and shows how to use Dimension to visualize logging and reporting data. Last updated: 4/03/14.
  • View Web Activity by User (3 minutes, 30 sec)
    This video tutorial shows how to locate and run the Web Audit Report and Per Client Report in WatchGuard Dimension. Last updated: 4/15/14.

WatchGuard AP

  • Getting Started with the WatchGuard AP (6 minutes)
    Use this video to help you quickly and efficiently deploy your new WatchGuard AP device. Last updated: 06/21/13.
  • WatchGuard AP with VLANs (13 minutes)
    This video shows you how to use VLAN tagging to enable wireless access to more than one network through a single AP device. Last updated: 07/18/13.