This course provides a comprehensive understanding of the Check Point VSX solution and describes how to deploy it within the corporate network environment.


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Learning Objectives

Explain the benefits of virtual network security.
Understand the basic functions, components, and advantages of VSX technology.
Examine the VSX management infrastructure and understand how traffic flows within a VSX network.
Discuss options for deploying VSX technology within various types of organizations.
Understand how to install and configure VSX Gateways and Virtual Systems.
Describe different routing schemes and features that are available to use within the VSX environment.
Understand how to deploy additional VSX networking configurations that may be required in the environment.
Understand the differences between deploying physical Security Gateway Clusters and VSX Gateway Clusters.
Understand how Virtual System Load Sharing works to enhance VSX network performance.
Understand how to use the VSX Provisioning Tool to add and remove virtual devices.
Recall how CoreXL technology enhances Security Gateway performance and recognize how to use the technology in a VSX environment.
Understand how to employ tools for optimizing resources allocated in a VSX environment.
Identify various VSX command line tools commonly used to retrieve information and perform configuration changes.
Understand how to use VSX utility commands to perform various maintenance tasks for the VSX environment.
Understand how to troubleshoot and debug issues that may occur in a VSX environment.

  • Course Topics

  • VSX Overview
    Virtual System Installation and Configuration
    VSX Clustering
    Advanced VSX Features
    Troubleshooting VSX


  • Configuring the VSX Environment
    Deploying a Virtual System with a Physical Interface
    Deploying a VS with Bonded VLAN Interfaces
    Configuring Virtual System HA
    Converting VSX High Availability to Virtual System Load Sharing
    Maintaining the VSX Environment
    Using the CLI to Manage VSX
    Performance Tuning in VSX
    Troubleshooting VSX Issues
    Upgrading a VSX Environment


Technical professionals who need to install, configure, and manage Virtual Security Extension (VSX) solutions within their network security environment will benefit from this course.




Check Point CCSA and CCSE Certification


Length: 2.0 days (16 hours)


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