Last week, I’ve had a chance to configure a Check Point SecurePlatform (SPLAT) R60. During the installation process, I was experiencing with a few problems such as:
- Input/output error during read on /tmp/hde
- Web browser compatibility issue
- Partitioning failed: Could not allocate partitions
Luckily, I’ve managed to sort it and documented the solution on the link above. Today, I’ll share how I configure it in my virtual lab for learning purposes. Below is the network diagram for R60 my lab.
First of all, please make sure that you’ve powered off all devices related to the GNS3 diagram above. If any of these devices are in “turn on and in save mode”, you’ll find that they can’t be turned on at all.
Then, make sure all IP addresses configured correctly in all devices. For R60 setup, you need at least 2 network card enabled and configured. In this lab, I have 3 NIC enabled and I’m having a problem to identify which one is connected to the client and which one is connected to the server.
Do “ifconfig” command in R60 box to find out IP & MAC address on it’s NICs. Then, you need to check it on VirtualBox network settings.
Ping each other to make sure the route is in place and working.
On the first ping test attempt, you’ll able to ping all interfaces below except for server (192.168.100.10). Then, I realized that Check Point is actually blocking all network traffic by default including the ping attempt.
Therefore, I’ve created a simple rule to allow all traffic, verify & install policies.
Once I’ve completed all this, I did similar ping test to the server and able to get a reply. That’s it for today. I’m too lazy to capture all the screenshots for this lab. Please let me know if you have any questions on comment section below.