Summary:

1. Topology

2. Mgmt and GW VMWare Configuration

3. Mgmt and GW First Time Configuration Wizard

Details:

1. Topology

2. Mgmt / GW VMWare Configuration

  • In VMWare Workstation - Mgmt installation

Download iso: https://supportcenter.checkpoint.com/supportcenter/portal/role/supportcenterUser/page/default.psml/media-type/html?action=portlets.DCFileAction&eventSubmit_doGetdcdetails=&fileid=23163

File > New Virtual Machine > Custom (advanced) > Next > Next > Installer disc image file (iso): [c:\user\...Check_Point_Install_and_Upgrade_R76.Gaia.iso] > Linux / Red Hat Linux > CP_Mgmt: memory - 2048 MB; Use bridge networking; BusLogic; IDE; Create a new virtual disk; Max disk size: 60 GB

Note: just default click through

Note:

- in production environment, your mgmt is normally behind GWs. You might want to use GW's internal IP as your Mgmt's default gateway

- you will need reboot

  • In VMWare Workstation - GW installation

 

File > New Virtual Machine > Custom (advanced) > Next > Next > Installer disc image file (iso): [c:\user\...Check_Point_Install_and_Upgrade_R76.Gaia.iso] > Linux / Red Hat Linux > CP_GW1: memory - 1024 MB; Use bridge networking; BusLogic; IDE; Create a new virtual disk; Max disk size: 30 GB

Add two more NICs:

 

Go through the same process as installing Mgmt server.

Note: you will need reboot

 

3. Mgmt / GW First Time Configuration Wizard

 

Mgmt - First Time Configuration

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GW - First Time Configuration

Same process as First Time Config for the Mgmt, except this time you choose to install as a gateway not Mgmt

-Yu