Managing Users on a User Directory Server

Managing Users on a User DirectoryClosed Check Point Software Blade on a Management Server that integrates LDAP and other external user management servers with Check Point products and security solutions. Server

In 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., users and user groups in the Account Unit show in the same tree structure as on the LDAP server.

  • To see User Directory users, open Users and Administrators. The LDAP Groups folder holds the structure and accounts of the server.

  • You can change the User Directory templates. Users associated with this template get the changes immediately. If you change user definitions manually in SmartConsole, the changes are immediate on the server.

Distributing Users in Multiple Servers

The users of an organization can be distributed across several LDAP servers. Each LDAP server must be represented by a separate Account Unit.

Managing LDAP Information

User Directory lets you use SmartDashboardClosed Legacy Check Point GUI client used to create and manage the security settings in versions R77.30 and lower. In versions R80.X and higher is still used to configure specific legacy settings. to manage information about users and OUs (Organizational Units) that are stored on the LDAP server.

LDAP Groups for the User Directory

Create LDAP groups for the User Directory. These groups classify users according to type and can be used in Policy rules. You can add users to groups, or you can create dynamic filters.