Category Archives: Checkpoint Firewall

Troubleshooting logging on Checkpoint R77.30 Windows Management Server

If you have installed a Checkpoint management server on a Windows platform, you may notice that after adding the relevant gateways and creating access rules you are not seeing any logs from any of the gateways in Smartview Tracker. Only the management server traffic is visible. I came across this issue in a lab environment… Read More »

Deploying a Checkpoint Firewall Solution (GAIA-R77.30)

Checkpoint is known as being a next generation firewall vendor due to being able to support advanced features up to layer 7 of the OSI model, these include “Application Filtering”, “Deep Packet Inspection(DPI)”, “IPS”, “SSL Inspection”, “AV scanning”, “Identity Management”, “URL Filtering” and many more. Checkpoint Firewalls are not zone based Firewalls unlike your Cisco or… Read More »