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Check Point for Beginners Series. Part 6 - Working with SmartConsole


Part 1 - Architecture

Part 2 - Preparing the Lab         

Part 3 - Installing Security Management Server

Part 4 - Installing Security Gateway    

Part 5 - Gaia WebUI and CLI

Part 6 Working with SmartConsole    <--- You are here 

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

Part 12 - Logs and Reporting



In this part, we are starting to work with the main Check Point security administration tool: SmartConsole. We will install it, review its new look and feel, and interconnect Security Management Server (SMS) and Security Gateway (SG).




SmartConsole is a Windows based GUI Client. To install it, we need to get an installation package. The easiest way to obtain it is to download it from our SMS. Open WebUI to your lab SMS ( and log in.

On Overview screen, press “Download Now!” green button

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