Updating the Application & URL Filtering Database

Check Point constantly develops and improves its protections against the latest threats. You can manually update the Application & URL FilteringClosed Check Point Software Blade on a Security Gateway that allows granular control over which web sites can be accessed by a given group of users, computers or networks. Acronym: URLF. database with the latest applications and URLs.

To manually update the Application & URL Filtering protections:

  1. Connect to the Global Domain with 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..

  2. Click Security Policies > Access Control.

  3. In the Related Tools section, click Updates.

  4. In the Application & URL Filtering section, click Update Now.

  5. Connect to the Multi-Domain ServerClosed Dedicated Check Point server that runs Check Point software to host virtual Security Management Servers called Domain Management Servers. Synonym: Multi-Domain Security Management Server. Acronym: MDS. with SmartConsole.

  6. Assign or reassign the global configuration.