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Check Point for Beginners Lectures Series. Part 3 - Installing Security Management Server


Part 1 - Architecture                

Part 2 - Preparing the Lab 

Part 3 - Installing Security Management Server      <--- You are here 

Part 4 - Installing Security Gateway

Part 5 - Gaia WebUI and CLI 

Part 6 - Working with SmartConsole 

Part 7 - Managing Security Policies 

Part 8 - Network Address Translation 

Part 9 - Application Control, URL Filtering and Content Awareness

Part 10 - Identity Awareness

Part 11 - Threat Prevention




In this lecture, we will cover installation and initial configuration of a new Security Management Server. The labs settings from the previous lecture.

Deployment Options

Security Management Server (SMS) can be deployed in two different options: Smart-1 Appliance or Open Server.

Let talk about both options in more detail.


1. Smart-1 Appliance

Check Point provides a wide range of Smart-1 appliances that are divided into two groups:

  • Enterprise (Smart-1 405, 410, 225, 525)
  • High End Enterprise (Smart-1 3050, 5050, 3150, 5150)



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