Chapter 8. Configuring the Check Point NGX Firewall

Solutions in this chapter:

  • Preparing for the Firewall Implementation
  • Configuring the Check Point NGX Firewall
  • Testing the Firewall Configuration
  • Upgrading the Firewall
  • Summary
  • Solutions Fast Track
  • Frequently Asked Questions

Introduction

“Now that we have the underlying platform configured, let's dive into the Check Point software portion of the firewall!” exclaimed Shin. “Ming, Marty tells me that you have some experience with Check Point?”

“I used to administer four or five Check Point firewalls at my previous company.” replied Ming. “We only had it installed on Windows and Solaris platforms though.”

Shin smiled. “I think you'll be pleasantly surprised how easy it is to install and configure ...

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