Overview

This course is to designed to provide advanced troubleshooting skills to investigate and resolve more complex issues that may occur while managing your Check Point Security environment.

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Prerequisites

  • Working knowledge of UNIX and/or Windows operating systems
  • Working knowledge of Networking TCP/IP
  • CCSE training/certification
  • Advanced knowledge of Check Point Security products
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Delegates will learn how to

Understand how to use Check Point diagnostic tools to determine the status of a network.

  • Understand how to use network packet analyzers and packet capturing tools to evaluate network traffic.
  • Become familiar with more advanced Linux system commands.
  • Obtain a deeper knowledge of the Security Management architecture.
  • Understand how the Management database is structured and how objects are represented in the database.
  • Understand key Security Management Server processes and their debugs.
  • Understand how GuiDBedit operates.
  • Understand how the kernel handles traffic and how to troubleshoot issues with chain modules.
  • Understand how to use the two main procedures for debugging the Firewall kernel and how they differ.
  • Recognize User mode processes and how to interpret their debugs.
  • Discuss how to enable and use core dumps.
  • Understand the processes and components used for policy installs and processing packets in Access Control policies.
  • Understand how to troubleshoot and debug issues that may occur with App Control and URLF.
  • Understand how to debug HTTPS Inspection-related issues.
  • Understand how to troubleshoot and debug Content Awareness issues.
  • Understand how IPS works and how to manage performance issues.
  • Understand how to troubleshoot Anti-Bot and Antivirus.
  • Recognize how to troubleshoot and debug Site-to-Site VPNrelated issues.
  • Understand how to troubleshoot and debug Remote Access VPNs.
  • Understand how troubleshoot Mobile Access VPN issues.
  • Recognize how to use SecureXL features and commands to enable and disable accelerated traffic.
  • Understand how the server hardware and operating system affects the performance of Security Gateways.
  • Understand how to evaluate hardware configurations for optimal performance.
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Outline

Course Topics:

  • Advanced Troubleshooting
  • Management Database and Processes
  • Advanced Kernel Debugging
  • User Mode Troubleshooting
  • Advanced Access Control
  • Understanding Threat Prevention
  • Advanced VPN Troubleshooting
  • Acceleration and Performance Tuning

Lab Exercises

  • Monitoring Network Traffic
  • Debugging Management Processes
  • Exploring the Postgres and Solr Databases
  • Troubleshooting Management Synchronization
  • Analyzing Traffic Issues Using Kernel Debugs
  • Debugging User Mode Processes
  • Troubleshooting Application Control and URL Filtering
  • Troubleshooting IPS
  • Evaluating Threat Prevention Products
  • Debugging Site-to-Site VPN
  • Troubleshooting Remote Access VPN
  • Testing Mobile Access VPN
  • Evaluating SecureXL
  • Modifying CoreXL
  • Evaluating Hardware-related Performance
  • Tuning and Software Optimization
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