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Architecture of Checkpoint Firewall[1]

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Checkpoint 3-tier Architecture/Security Model

Distributed Deployment = Management Server  +  Security Gateway
Client--------------Management Server==========Gateways(multiple)

Standalone Deployment

Client-------------------------Standalone Server (Same device has MS+GW)

  • Checkpoint SmartDashboard GUI:

Rule Examples

  • Stealth rule ==> Block connections to FW
  • Cleanup Rule ==> Log the deny policies

  1. Sungard Availability Services

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