Max Power: Check Point Firewall Performance Optimization


NEW 6/21/2017

R80.10 Supplement & Latest Tips/Tricks Addendum Now Available!

Timothy C. Hall


ISBN-10: 1511474092   ISBN-13: 978-1511474092

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​​​​​​​​​​"Bottom line: if you maintain Check Point security gateways, you need this book."
     --Dameon D. Welch-Abernathy, Author, Essential Check Point Firewall-1 NG

"Tim has assembled an amazing wealth of knowledge into a readable, understandable book that should be in the toolkit of ALL Check Point engineers."
     --Eric Anderson CCSM, CCSI, and operator of

This book takes you through discovery, analysis, and remediation of common performance issues on Check Point firewalls.  You will learn about:

  • Frequent OSI Layer 1-3 Network Issues and How to Fix Them
  • The Dreaded RX "Dark Triad" Network Counters
  • How to Troubleshoot Intermittent Performance Issues
  • CoreXL Tuning & Recommendations
  • IPS Performance Tuning
  • SecureXL Throughput Acceleration Tuning
  • SecureXL Session Rate Acceleration Tuning
  • Multi-Queue & Hyperspect 
  • Manual Affinities

Includes a task-based index that lists all CLI commands utilized throughout the text.  This book has everything you need to get the most out of your Check Point firewall.

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