Check Point Security Expert (CCSE) R71 — A 5-day course

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Course Synopsis

Please note that this course has been retired and is no longer available. Please see the Check Point page for courses currently available in this subject area.

Check Point Security Expert is a five-day instructor-led hands-on course, delivering the advanced concepts and skills to optimize the R71 Check Point Software Blade architecture. This course is designed to help maximize the performance of your Check Point security deployment with real-world scenarios including advanced routing, load balancing and high availability. During the course you will set up multiple security gateway clusters, analyze network intrusion alerts and generate advanced network traffic reports.

Course Objectives

On completion of this course, delegates will be able to:

Suitable for

Technical persons who support, install, deploy or administer Check Point Software Blades should attend this course. This could include the following:


Persons attending this course should have Check Point Security Administrator training or certification and a working knowledge of networking concepts, Windows Server and/or UNIX, and experience with TCP/IP and the Internet.


This course helps prepare for CCSE R71 exam # 156-315.71. To purchase an exam voucher please contact us for further information.

It contains 90 multiple-choice, scenario-based questions. A passing score is 70% or higher in 120 minutes. The exam is based on 80% course materials and 20% hands-on experience with Check Point products.

Students should have at least 6 months experience before challenging it.


This course has been retired and is no longer available.

Course Contents

R71 Management Portal

Advanced Networking QoS



SmartEvent R71

SmartReporter R71

SmartWorkflow R71

SmartProvisioning R71



High Availability and clustering

Advanced networking and routing

Load balancing

Troubleshooting and debugging

Lab exercises include: