In this Tutorial will be installed Check Point VSX (Virtual System Extension) Cluster with two Security Gateways in ClusterXL High-Availability mode. On this VSX Cluster will be created two Firewall VS’s (Virtual System) VS_FW1 and VS_FW2. Separate isolated Management Network will be used for the communication between Security Management Server and the Security Gateways. Both […]
In this article I will carry out empirical network throughput performance tests of the Checkpoint R81 Open Server Security Gateway with different configuration of Threat Prevention Software Blades realized in VMware ESXi Testlab. In this Testlab are up and running only the four hosts from prerequisites section on one dedicated Hardware with 20 CPU Cores.
There are two most common options how Check Point Security Gateways can be configured as ClusterXL members: installing Security Gateways from the beginning as part of the ClusterXL and creating Cluster Object with those new Gateways (in first time wizard – Clustering – unit is part of the cluster, type: ClusterXL) creating Cluster Object
In this Tutorial will be installed Check Point Security Gateway R81 (SG / Firewall) Open Server in Testlab, running under VMware Workstation Player environment. The installation steps could also be used for production environment install. Prerequisites: VMware Workstation Player or VMware ESXi in this case will be used VMware Workstation (because of simplicity, in
In this Tutorial will be installed Check Point Security Management Server R81 (SMS) Open Server in Testlab, running under VMware Workstation Player environment to keep it simple as possible. The installation steps could be also used for production environment install. Prerequisites: VMware Workstation Player or VMware ESXi in this case will be used VMware