Introduction

Welcome

Congratulations on your new 26000/28000 appliance. We hope that you will be satisfied with this Security Gateway and our support services. Check Point products provide your business with the most up to date and secure solutions available today.

Check Point also delivers worldwide technical services including educational, professional and support services through a network of Authorized Training Centers, Certified Support Partners and Check Point technical support personnel to ensure that you get the most out of your security investment.

For additional information on the Internet Security Product Suite and other security solutions, refer to the Check Point web site, or call Check Point at 1(800) 429-4391. For additional technical information about Check Point products, consult the Check Point Support Center.

Welcome to the Check Point family. We look forward to meeting all of your current and future network, application and management security needs.

26000/28000 Appliances Overview

Check Point Appliances pioneer Gen V Cyber Security equipped with Intel's latest multi-core technologies, increased encrypted traffic inspection performance, and lightning fast networking technologies - all optimized to provide the highest security effectiveness and performance for mid to large size enterprise security networks.

Strengthening Check Point Infinity Architecture, the new 26000/28000 series appliances deliver consolidation and security across any network, cloud, and mobile environment with full threat visibility and control.

The latest 28600HS Hyperscale model enables superior performance in the Maestro Hyperscale Orchestrator system in consolidated 1U form-factor and true 100 GbE connectivity.

Ready to battle any threat, from small to the fifth generation large scale and multi-vector attacks, our Security Gateways provide superior threat prevention and a unified security management. Check Point 26000/28000 Next Generation Firewall combines the most comprehensive protections with data center-grade security and hardware to maximize uptime and performance for securing large enterprise and data center environments.

The Check Point 26000/28000 series comes with a first year subscription to the full SandBlast Prevention suite.

Security Appliance

In This Document

28600 Hyperscale Security Appliances (1U)

28600HS

26000 Base/Plus/Turbo Appliances (3U)

26000

28000 Base/Plus Appliances (3U)

28000

Shipping Carton Contents

This section describes the contents of the shipping carton.

Item

Description

Description

Description

Appliance

26000 Base
28000 Base

26000 Plus

26000 Turbo/
28000 Plus

Rack Mounting

  • Telescopic rails

  • Rack mounting screws

  • Ear bracket kit and screws

Cables and Adapters

  • 3 power cables

  • 3 PSU restraints

  • 1 RJ45 network cable

  • 1 RJ45 console cable

  • 1 RJ45 loopback adapter

  • 1 Fiber loopback adapter

  • 1 USB type-C cable

  • SFP+ 1G/10G transceivers (28000 Base only)

      

  • 3 power cables

  • 3 PSU restraints

  • 1 RJ45 network cable

  • 1 RJ45 console cable

  • 1 RJ45 loopback adapter

  • 1 Fiber loopback adapter

  • 1 USB type-C cable

  • 12 SFP+ 1G/10G transceivers

  • 3 power cables

  • 3 PSU restraints

  • 1 RJ45 network cable

  • 1 RJ45 console cable

  • 1 RJ45 loopback adapter

  • 1 Fiber loopback adapter

  • 1 USB type-C cable

  • 12 SFP+ 1G/10G transceivers

  • 2 SFP+ 40G SR transceivers

Documentation

  • Quick Start Guide

  • Image Management Guide

  • Installing the Telescopic Rails Guide

  • Software License Agreement (EULA)

  • Image Management Guide (only applicable if the software image contains more than one release)

 

Item

Description

Appliance

28600HS

Rack Mounting

  • Telescopic rails

  • Rack mounting screws

  • Ear bracket kit and screws

Cables and Adapters

  • 2 power cables

  • 2 PSU restraints

  • 1 RJ45 Network Cable

  • 1 RJ45 Console Cable

  • 1 RJ45 loopback adapter

  • 1 USB Type-C cable

  • 2 DAC-100G-3M cables (in a separate package)

Documentation

  • Quick Start Guide

  • Image Management Guide (only applicable if the software image contains more than one release)

  • Installing the Telescopic Rails Guide

  • Software License Agreement (EULA)

Terminology

The following terms are used in this guide:

  • Security Gateway: The security engine that enforces the organization's Security Policy and acts as a security enforcement point.

  • Security Policy: The policy created by the system administrator that regulates the flow of incoming and outgoing communication.

  • Security Management Server: The server used by the system administrator to manage the Security Policy. The organization's databases and Security Policies are stored on the Security Management Server and downloaded to the Security Gateway.

  • SmartConsole: GUI applications that are used to manage various aspects of Security Policy enforcement.

  • SmartDashboard: A Legacy SmartConsole GUI application that is used by the system administrator to create and manage specific settings for some Software Blades.

  • Locally Managed Deployment: When all Check Point components responsible for both the management and enforcement of the Security Policy (the Security Management Server and the Security Gateway) are installed on the same machine.

  • Centrally Managed Deployment: When the Security Gateway and the Security Management Server are installed on separate machines.