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R80.x Ports Used for Communication by Various Check Point Modules

Introduction

This drawing should give you an overview of the used R80 and R77 ports respectively communication flows. It should give you an overview of how different Check Point modules communicate with each other. Furthermore, services that are used for firewall operation are also considered. These firewall services are also partially mapped as implied rules in the set on the firewall.

Overview

Ports_1.6a.JPG

Download

Download: R80.x Ports Used for Communication PDF (new R80.30 version)

Chapter

More interesting articles:

- R80.x Architecture and Performance Tuning - Link Collection
- Article list (Heiko Ankenbrand)

References

Support Center: Ports used by Check Point software 

Versions

 

Version 1.7:
+ v1.7a R81 EA update 17.07.2020
+ v1.7b bug fix 20.08.2020

old Version 1.6:
+ v1.6a add Azure ports 05.05.2020
+ v1.6b add all cloud ports 15.06.2020

old Version 1.5:
+ v1.5a typos corrected 18.09.2019
+ v1.5b port update 26.01.2020

old version 1.4:
+ v1.4a bug fix, update port 1701 udp L2TP 09.04.2018
+ v1.4b bug fix 15.04.2018
+ v1.4c CPUSE update 17.04.2018
+ v1.4d legend fixed 17.04.2018
+ v1.4e add SmartLog and SmartView on port 443 20.04.2018
+ v1.4f bug fix 21.05.2018
+ v1.4g bug fix 25.05.2018
+ v1.4h add Backup ports 21, 22, 69 UDP and ClusterXL full sync port 256  30.05.2018
+ v1.4i add port 259 udp VPN link probeing 12.06.2018
+ v1.4j bug fix 17.06.2018
+ v1.4k add  OSPF/BGP route Sync 25.06.2018
+ v1.4l bug fix routed 29.06.2018
+ v1.4m bug fix tcp/udp ports 03.07.2018
+ v1.4n add port 256 13.07.2018
+ v1.4o bug fix / add TE ports 27.11.2018
+ v1.4p bug fix routed port 2010 23.01.2019
+ v1.4q change to new forum format 16.03.2019

old version 1.3:
+ v1.3a new designe (blue, gray), bug fix, add netflow, new names 27.03.2018
+ v1.3b add routing ports, bug fix designe 28.03.2018
+ v1.3c bug fix, rename ports (old) 29.03.2018
+ v1.3d bug fix 30.03.2018
+ v1.3e fix issue L2TP UDP port 1701

old version 1.1:
+ v1.1a - added r80.xx ports 16.03.2018
+ v1.1b - bug in drawing fixed 17.03.2018
+ v1.1c - add RSA, TACACS, Radius 19.03.2018
+ v1.1d - add 900, 259 Client-auth - deleted od 4.0 ports 20.03.2018
+ v1.1e - add OPSEC -delete R55 ports 21.03.2018
+ v1.1f - bug fix 22.03.2018
+ v1.1g - bug fix - add mail smtp -add dhcp - add snmp 25.03.2018

 

 

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Great job continues.

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Blue/gray is better!
THX

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Suggest to add OSPF, RIP, BGP.

Keep up the good work in the Forum.

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Employee
Employee

Hello Heiko,

This is really great stuff! Thanks for maintaining and updating to latest releases.

Maybe you can correct the minor cut in the graphics in lower left corner - in the explanation box.

Seems to be an error in both the online and pdf version.

Thanks

/Jan

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Hello, Jan,

thanks for the info. I have a small problem with my "Microsoft PDF Printer" Smiley Happy, so it is always displayed incorrectly.

I'll try to improve it in the next version.

Thanks

Heiko

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What do you think I should delete old R70/R71R75/R76 ports?

Some of our customers still use old firewalls, so it can still be helpful.

I'm not so sure myself!

Regards,

Heiko

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Now the version of the drawing is R80.10.

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I add routing ports in the next version.

Regards,

Heiko

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Employee
Employee

As long as you clearly differentiate what is current standard and what is legacy - I find it valuable to have a single page doc.

The second option is to separate into two pages in same document - Latest conventions and legacy on separate pages.

Especially for customers who have a clean and updated environment, it will give a simpler and easier overview.

/Jan

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Employee+
Employee+

Thanks Heiko, great initiative. Will leave up to you whether it makes sense to also add the different supported versions of e.g. snmp (1/2/3) or ntp (1/2/3/4).

Security Solutions Expert for Global Strategic Partners GSI/MSP/Telco & Consultancy Firms
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Iron

Security gateway update anti-virus/anti-bot signature seems also need to connect to Check Point update server directly right?

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I think management server and SmartDashBoard only.

Regards,

Heiko

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I added routing communication in verion 1.3b!

Oh, I just remember something:
- Contract Update

Regards,

Heiko

 
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I think so too, great project and great community

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Changes in version 1.3c:

- bug fix 

+ BGP

+ RIP v1 and v2

+ OSPF

Regards,

Heiko

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nice job  

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fantastic document.

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Changes in version 1.3d:

 

- bug fix 

Regards,

Heiko

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I like that document. It is very helpful for rule creation and troubleshooting.

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The L2TP port UDP 1701 is missing in your drawing.

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I agree with you. The new color scheme is better.

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I would like to thank everyone for their great support in the Checkmates forum. Smiley Happy

THX

Heiko

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100 points, nice!

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Platinum

MDS (Multi-Domain Server / Provider-1) are using the same ports as SMS ? For sync between Active and Standby + communication with CMAs.

PS: pdf version for download is still 1.3b, not actual 1.4a

Kind regards,
Jozko Mrkvicka
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I don't know if it is already fixed in the latestest pdf version: The legend is coverd by a white rectangle

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Nice PDF!

THX

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Nice work! Just need to be able to download the latest version 1.4a in PDF.

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Platinum

CRL fetch from LDAP can be done also using http (not only ldap port)

Kind regards,
Jozko Mrkvicka
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Okay, I am check this and add the port in the next version.

THX

Heiko

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Thank you, it's done!

Heiko