Check Point Course

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The 2-day Check Point Certified Troubleshooting Expert (CCTE) provides advanced troubleshooting skills to investigate and resolve more complex issues that may occur while managing your Check Point security environment.


This course is designed for security experts and Check Point resellers who desire to obtain the necessary knowledge required to perform more advanced troubleshooting skills while managing their security environments.

Skills Gained

• Demonstrate understanding how to use advanced troubleshooting tools and techniques including: Interpreting diagnostic data with CPInfo, Collecting and reading statistical data using CPView, and Advanced troubleshooting risks. 

• Describe the use of Logs and SmartEvent in troubleshooting. 

• Describe the log indexing system and issues that can occur. 

• Discuss methods to troubleshoot log indexing in SmartLog and SmartEvent. 

• Explain the databases used in Security Management operations. 

• Identify common troubleshooting database issues. 

• Discuss Management Processes. 

• Demonstrate understanding of advance troubleshooting tools and techniques including: 

o How the kernel handles traffic, 

o How to troubleshoot issues using chain modules, 

o How to use the two main procedures for debugging the Firewall kernel, and 

o How the two main procedures for debugging the Firewall kernel differ.

• Demonstrate understanding of user mode debugging, including collecting and interpreting process debugs. 

• Debug user mode processes. 

• Discuss advanced Identity awareness troubleshooting. 

• Learn to run debugs on Identity Awareness. 

• Explain Unified Access Control flow and processes. 

• Explain Access Control kernel debugs. 

• Describe Access Control process debugs. 

• Explain basic and advanced Site-to-Site VPN troubleshooting tools and techniques, including: 

o Packet captures, IKE debugs, and VPN process debugs. 

• Explain Client-to-Site VPN troubleshooting tools and techniques, including: 

o Remote access troubleshooting and Mobile access troubleshooting.



• Working knowledge of UNIX and/or Windows operating systems, 

• Working knowledge of Networking, 

• TCP/IP, 

• CCSE training/certification, 

• Advanced knowledge of Check Point Security Products.


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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