Installing SmartConsole

SmartConsoleClosed Check Point GUI application used to manage a Check Point environment - configure Security Policies, configure devices, monitor products and events, install updates, and so on. is a GUI client you use to manage the Check Point environment.

For SmartConsole requirements, see the R80.40 Release Notes.

Downloading SmartConsole

You can download the SmartConsole installation package in several ways:

Installing SmartConsole

To install the SmartConsole client on Windows platforms:

Step

Instructions

1

Transfer the SmartConsole installation file to a Windows-based computer you wish to use as a SmartConsole Client.

2

Run the SmartConsole installation file with Administrator privileges.

3

Follow the instructions on the screen.

Logging in to SmartConsole

Step

Instructions

1

Open the SmartConsole application.

2

Enter the IP address or resolvable hostname of the Security Management ServerClosed Check Point Single-Domain Security Management Server or a Multi-Domain Security Management Server., Multi-Domain Server, or Domain Management Server.

The Management Server authenticates the connection when you log in for the first time.

Multiple administrators can log in at the same time.

3

Enter your administrator credentials, or select the certificate file.

4

Click Login.

5

If necessary, confirm the connection using the fingerprint generated during the installation.

You see this only the first time that you log in from a SmartConsole client.

For more information:

See the R80.40 Security Management Administration Guide.

Troubleshooting SmartConsole

Make sure the SmartConsole client can access these ports on the Management Server:

  • 18190

  • 18264

  • 19009

For more information, see: