Optimizing the Harmony Endpoint Security Client for Servers and Profiles

Servers such as exchange servers, database servers, domain controllers, and additional profiles like Exclude ConnectWise and Not a Virus need specific settings in the Harmony Endpoint Security client for proper data security and processing (allowing and blocking).

To automatically apply these specific optimization settings to the Harmony Endpoint Security client when installed on a server, follow these steps:

  1. Select the "EndPoint for Server Optimization" option for the policy ruleClosed Set of traffic parameters and other conditions in a Rule Base (Security Policy) that cause specified actions to be taken for a communication session..

  2. Specify the servers for which you want to select this option.

    This action assigns the Windows server roles to the server and profile roles to the additional profiles, containing pre-defined exclusions (based on Microsoft and Check Point's recommendations) and server-specific processes applied by the policy.

Supported servers:

  • Domain Controller

  • Exchange Server

  • SharePoint 2007

  • SharePoint 2010

  • SharePoint 2013

  • SharePoint 2016

  • SQL Server

  • Terminal Server

  • DHCP Server

  • DNS Server

  • File Server

  • Hyper-V

  • Web Server (IIS)

  • Print Server

Additional Profiles:

  • Exclude ConnectWise

  • Not a Virus

  • Not a Virus TE

  • Not a Virus AM

Notes :

To automatically optimize the Harmony Endpoint Security client for a server:

  1. Go to Policy > Threat Prevention > Policy Capabilities.

  2. Select a policy rule.

  3. In the Capabilities & Exclusions pane > EndPoint for Server Optimization, select On.

  4. Click Choose the relevant roles to optimize the EndPoint for your servers, and select the servers.

  5. Click OK.

  6. Click Save.

  7. Click Install Policy.