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Serial console connection configuration for Check Point appliances Technical Level
Solution

Follow these steps to connect to Check Point appliances over serial console port:

  1. Disconnect the power from the appliance completely.
    Important: The power should remain completely disconnected for at least 1-2 minutes before proceeding. The power needs to drain from all the capacitors.

  2. Connect a computer to the console port on the appliance (use the serial console cable supplied with appliance).

  3. Configure Serial connection in your console application (PuTTY, HyperTerminal, SecureCRT, Minicom, etc).

    Note: Refer to the Getting Started Guide for the relevant appliance (see sk96246).

    Appliances Serial connection configuration
    • 2000
    • 3000
    • 4000
    • 5000
    • 6000 / 7000
    • 12000
    • 13000
    • 15000 / 23000
    • 21000
    • 16000 / 26000 / 28000
    • Smart-1 205 / 210 / 225 / 3050 / 3150
    • Smart-1 525 / 5050 / 5150
    • Smart-1 625
    • Threat Emulation
    • SmartEvent NGSE
    • Secure Web Gateway

    Baud rate = 9600 bps

    Data bits = 8

    Parity = None

    Stop bits = 1

    Flow Control = None

    • 600
    • 700
    • 900
    • 1100
    • 1200R
    • 1400
    • 1500

    Baud rate = 115200 bps

    Data bits = 8

    Parity = None

    Stop bits = 1

    Flow Control = None

    • DDoS Protector

    Baud rate = 19200 bps

    Data bits = 8

    Parity = None

    Stop bits = 1

    Flow Control = None

    • Smart-1 5/25/25B/50/150
    • Power-1
    • UTM-1
    • VSX-1
    • DLP-1

    Baud rate = 9600 bps

    Data bits = 8

    Parity = None

    Stop bits = 1

    Flow Control = None



  4. Reconnect the power to the appliance.

  5. If the console does not respond, then press any key on the keyboard. If this does not help, then check the cable and/or settings in your console application.

 

Note: Serial connection might work without reboot as well.

 

Related solution: sk96246 - Documentation For Check Point Appliances

Applies To:
  • This SK replaces sk61601, sk61601

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