Optimizing the Harmony Endpoint Security Client for Servers

Servers including, exchange servers, database servers, and domain controllers require specific settings in the Harmony Endpoint Security client to ensure data security and that it is processed (allow and block) correctly. To apply these specific settings (optimize) to the Harmony Endpoint Security client automatically when it is installed on a server, enable 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. and specify the servers for which you want to enable this option. It assigns the Windows server roles to the server. The role contains pre-defined exclusions (based on Microsoft and Check Point's recommendation) server-specific processes that are 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)

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.