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The Check Point Certified Maestro Expert course is intended to provide you with the theoretical knowledge and practical skills needed to deploy, manage, and troubleshoot the Check Point Maestro environment.


This course is designed for technical professionals who support the Check Point Maestro hyperscale network security solution or who are working towards their Check Point Certified Maestro Expert (CCME) Specialist credential.

Skills Gained

• Describe the demand for scalable platforms. 

• Explain how Maestro uses the hyperscale technology. 

• Identify the primary features and components of the Maestro system. 

• Communicate the purpose of Maestro SecurityGroups (SGs), the Single Management Object (SMO), and the SMOMaster. 

• Identify the types of interfaces found in Maestro deployment. 

• Give examples of VLAN configuration enhancements for uplink ports. 

• Identify basic steps in an initial maestro implementation. 

• Discuss how to distribute files to all components and to specific components. 

• Explain why verifying changes by using self-tests is important

• Demonstrate understanding of Maestro traffic distribution and flow. 

• Describe a scenario in which you would keep Layer 4 Distribution enabled. 

• List the four core diagnostic tools and what each of them is used for. 

• Describe how to use audit trails to troubleshoot problems in the system. 

• Describe different troubleshooting tools used at different OSI Layers. 

• Identify the benefits of a Dual Orchestrator environment. 

• Explain how Dual Orchestrators work with Multiple Security Groups. 

• Describe the procedures used to install an upgrade on Maestro. 

• Describe the ways to verify the installation is installed correctly.


Solid knowledge of: 

• Unix-like and/or Windows OS, Internet, Networking Fundamentals, Networking Security, TCP/IP Networking. 

Check Point training/certification: 

• Check Point Certified System Administrator (CCSA), 

• Check Point Certified Security Expert (CCSE). 

Useful but not required: 

• Check Point Jump Start Maestro Hyperscale Network Security, 

• Check Point Certified Virtual System Extension (VSX) Specialist (CCVS), 

• and Check Point Certified Multi-Domain Security Management Specialist (CCMS).


What is Check Point? Check Point are global providers of IT network and information security solutions, providing customers with robust protection against all types of threats, reduces security complexity and lowers total cost of ownership.

Best known for its FireWall-1 product, Check Point have hardware and software products covering all aspects of IT network, endpoint and data security including the popular NGX, Pointsec, VPN, VSX, R70 and R71 products.

Check Point training and certification courses ensure that IT professionals have up to date security skills, included within our training course portfolio are the Check Point Certified Security Administrator (CCSA) and the Check Point Certified Security Expert (CCSE) certifications all designed to give delegates immediate recognition of their experience, knowledge and abilities within the security arena.

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