Overview of Management High Availability

High Availability is redundancy and database backup for management servers. Synchronized servers have the same policies, rules, user definitions, network objects, and system configuration settings.

Management High AvailabilityClosed Deployment and configuration mode of two Check Point Management Servers, in which they automatically synchronize the management databases with each other. In this mode, one Management Server is Active, and the other is Standby. Acronyms: Management HA, MGMT HA. uses the built-in revisions technology and allows the High Availability procedure to synchronize only the changes done since the last synchronization. This provides:

  • Real-time updates between management peers.

  • Minimal effect on the management server resources.

The first management server installed is the primary. If the primary Security Management ServerClosed Dedicated Check Point server that runs Check Point software to manage the objects and policies in a Check Point environment within a single management Domain. Synonym: Single-Domain Security Management Server. fails, or is off line for maintenance, the administrator can initiate a changeover, so that the secondary server takes over.

On-premises and cloud:

You can configure Check Point Management High Availability between on-premises Management Servers and Management Servers in a cloud.

You must make sure the required Check Point traffic can flow between the on-premises servers and the servers in the cloud.