Check Point Certified Security Master (CCSM) R80.x

3 Day Course
Hands On
Official Check Point Curriculum
Code CKT_CCSM_R80.10

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Classroom Virtual Classroom Private Group - Virtual Self-Paced Online


This course is for customers and partners who want to learn the advanced skills to troubleshoot and configure Check Point Security Gateway and Management Software Blades.


  • Firewall-1 administration and infrastructure review
  • How policy changes impact chain module behavior
  • Identify management issues and problems with commands
  • Use commands to troubleshoot NAT stages
  • Configure Manual NAT to define specific rules
  • Use commands to review and clear connections table
  • Modify files to allow traffic through a specific cluster member
  • Locate the source of encryption failures using commands
  • Use commands to verify VPN connectivity
  • Identify any potentially mis-configured VPNs
  • Tune NIC performance
  • Increase size and improve hardware performance
  • Improve load capacity
  • Tune the firewall rule base
  • Reduce load on Rule Base application
  • Improve network performance
  • Improve logging efficiency
  • Use IPS Bypass to manage performance
  • Deploy IPv6 in a local envrionment
  • Identify differences between VPNs
  • Configure VPN Tunnel Interface (VTI)
  • Configure Open Shortest Path First (OSPF)
  • Identify the wire mode function by testing a VPN failover

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Course Topics (12 topics)

  • Chapter 1: Introduction to Security Master
  • Chapter 2: Chain Modules
  • Chapter 3: NAT
  • Chapter 4: ClusterXL
  • Chapter 5: VPN Troubleshooting
  • Chapter 6: SecureXL Acceleration Debugging
  • Chapter 7: Hardware Optimization
  • Chapter 8: Software Tuning
  • Chapter 9: Enable CoreXL
  • Chapter 10: IPS
  • Chapter 11: IPv6
  • Chapter 12: Advanced VPN

Labs (17 topics)

  • Evaluate Chain Modules
  • Modify Security Policies
  • Examine how rules and objects affect optimization
  • Troubleshoot Secure Internal Communication issues
  • Identify a mis-configured rule
  • Identify the source of GUI client connectivity problems
  • Improve load capacity through optimization
  • Optimize network performance
  • Configure Manual NAT
  • Troubleshoot ClusterXL and SecureXL
  • Configure IPS to reduce false positives
  • Identify the speed of the system's CPU
  • Identify connections in the ClusterXL debug file
  • Troubleshoot a mis-configured VPN
  • Identify VPN configuration problems
  • Identify acceleration status of current connections
  • Identify the source of an encryption failure


  • CCSE
  • General knowledge of TCP/IP
  • Working knowledge of Windows and UNIX
  • Working knowledge of network technology
  • Working knowledge of the Internet

Additional Learning

The courses below may help you meet the knowledge level required to take this course.

  • Check Point CCSA/CCSE Boot Camp

    This 5-day course provides the skills that are required to configure Check Point Security Gateway and Management Software Blades.

    5 Day Course Hands On Training Official Check Point Curriculum Course Code CPCCSAER801
    Classroom Virtual Classroom Private Group - Virtual Self-Paced Online

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