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Essential Check Point™ FireWall-1® NG: An Installation, Configuration, and Troubleshooting Guide by Dameon D. Welch-Abernathy

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What You Can Do with Remote Management

This section explains what you can do with the command line once remote management is configured correctly. Many of these commands can be executed when the management module and firewall module are on the same machine as well. See also the various command-line functions documented in Chapter 5.

Controlling Policy on a Firewall Module

A management module can load or unload a policy from a firewall module. The Security Policy Editor is normally used to do this, but this task can also be initiated from the command line on the management module. With a large and/or complex policy, you should load the policy from the command line because it takes far less time than using the GUI.

To load a policy from the management ...

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