Gain advanced skills for effectively securing and managing a multi-domain enterprise security network. Apply understanding of open-source and Check Point troubleshooting tools and techniques to investigate and resolve complex issues.

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  • Solid knowledge of Unix-based and/or Windows OS and TCP/IP Networking.
  • Check Point training/ certification: CCSA and CCSE.
  • CCVS and CCAS are useful but not required.
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Delegates will learn how to

• List and describe the function of each component in the Check Point MDSM solution.

• Explain how these components work together to help administrators manage multiple network security environments within a large network.

• Demonstrate understanding of how to install and configure the MDSM environment.

• Summarize the steps required to migrate a Security Management Server into a Domain Management Server.

• Explain how to implement MDSM High Availability using Secondary Multi-Domain and Domain Management Servers.

• Explain how to configure and manage policies from a Secondary Domain Management Server.

• Explain the difference between the two types of Log Server options used to store logs in MDSM.

• List the different types of activity logs available when using SmartConsole.

• Describe how to view and manage Multi-Domain activity logs in SmartConsole

• Describe how a Global Policy works in a distributed network.

• Describe how to configure a Global Policy to manage rules for multiple domains.

• Summarize the steps required to deploy a Global Policy.

• Explain how to integrate SmartEvent into a Multi-Domain Environment.

• Explain how to perform configuration changes on an MDS.

• Describe how to use troubleshooting and debugging tools on an MDS.

• Describe the techniques used to investigate and resolve issues with the Check Point Security Management architecture and Security Gateways


• Exploring the Multi-Domain Environment

• Migrating an SMS to a Domain Management Server

• Implementing Multi-Domain Management High Availability

• Deploying a Multi-Domain Log Server

• Deploying a Global Security Policy

• Integrating SmartEvent into a Multi-Domain Environment

• Performing Multi-Domain CLI Diagnostics

• Troubleshooting Multi-Domain Security Management Servers

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Course Topics

· Multi-Domain Installation and Configuration

· Multi-Domain Security Management

· Multi-Domain Log Management

· Multi-Domain High Availability

· Global Domain

· Global Policy Management

· Multi-Domain Troubleshooting

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