What is a Checkpoint Firewall?
Checkpoint Firewall, a product by Check Point Software Technologies Ltd., serves as an essential network security appliance. It helps in governing application usage, enforcing network traffic policies, providing intrusion prevention, and promoting identity awareness.
Its advanced capabilities allow for stringent control over application usage and network traffic, thereby facilitating the implementation and enforcement of tailored network traffic policies. Additionally, its intrusion prevention and identity awareness features offer an additional layer of protection, ensuring the security and privacy of sensitive information.
How to monitor Checkpoint firewalls?
ServicePilot makes it very easy to monitor Checkpoint Firewalls. Simply configure the SNMP interface of the Checkpoint Firewall. Then use the ServicePilot web interface to add a resource from the ServicePilot security-checkpoint-firewall package.
The statistics gathered in this way allow complete monitoring of Checkpoint firewalls with more than 100 key indicators categorized by class. The statistics gathered in this way include:
- Resource usage for the gateway System, CPU, memory and Disk metrics
- Interfaces activity (interfaces will be automatically discovered)
- Fan, Temperature and Power Supply status indicators
- Virtual System and appliance activity counters
- HA state and cluster mode statistics...
Network and security administrators can produce charts documenting the number of resource and system performance alerts, rejected traffic, or connections usage in order to identify possible security appliance bottlenecks and ensure next gen firewall efficiency.
How to install a checkpoint-firewall resource?
- Use your ServicePilot OnPremise installation or a SaaS account.
- Add a new checkpoint-firewall resource via the web interface (
/prmresources) or via API (
/prmpackagespage), the default ServicePilot agent or another agent will be provisioned automatically.
Details of the checkpoint-firewall package are located in the
/prmpackagespage of the software.
ServicePilot enables you to deliver IT services faster and more securely with automated discovery and advanced monitoring features.
By correlating the technology CHECKPOINT FIREWALL with APM and infrastructure monitoring, ServicePilot is able to provide a more comprehensive view of an organization's IT environment.
This allows IT teams to quickly identify and diagnose issues that may be impacting application performance, and take corrective action before end-users are affected.