Fun with Check Point Licensing
Perhaps one of the more challenging aspects of FireWall-1 is licensing the product. Even those who have been selling and supporting FireWall-1 for a number of years tend to get tripped up by Check Point's licensing. Throughout the book, I will mention where specific licenses are needed to perform certain functions. In this section, I specifically discuss where license considerations come into play during the initial planning and installation.
The major components that require licensing are listed below:
Management GUI applications, that is, SMART Clients
A firewall module enforces your security policy and sends log information to a management console. This is typically referred to ...