The Check Point 600 Appliance is a single, integrated device offering firewall, VPN, IPS, antivirus, application visibility and control, and URL filtering and email security, all in a quiet, compact desktop form factor. This post is presenting a basic set up process for Check Point 640 Wireless ADSL+ Model.
Check Point’s 640 Appliance is designed to be plug and play, and very affordable. Currently on CheckPoint Website, sale price for one 640 Wireless ADSL+ Model is US $951 .
Actually all 600 models (620, 640 and 680) use the same compact, fanless desktop chassis and are licensed for different through puts. The 620 has Check Point’s full next-generation threat prevention (NGTP) package, and is good for ten users, while the 680 can serve up to 50. The model 640 which is testing in this post can handle up to 25 users.
Eight Gigabit ports handle LAN duties, with two more for WAN and DMZ functions. The appliances all come with an integral 802.11bgn wireless AP and ADSL2+ modem, each of which can be enabled by applying a licence.
It can be configured easily through browser based web interface in a couple minutes through first-time set-up wizard. It supports Next Generation Threat Prevention software blades which has better protection than Next Generation Firewall. More features introduction is on post “Check Point 600 Features Review”.
NGFW vs. NGTP:
|Advanced Networking & Clustering|
|Anti-Spam & Email Security|
|NGFW = Next Generation Firewall; NGTP = Next Generation Threat Prevention|
1. Open the browser and pointed to the gateway ip found from your network card dhcp information.
It will automatically loading the First Time Configuration Wizard.
2. Authentication Details.
In this page wizard will ask you to change your admin username and password.