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Introduction

"Sync with User Center" feature lets users synchronize certain information regarding their environment to Check Point UserCenter.
The additional information that is presented in the UserCenter account provides:

  • Better inventory management
  • Pro-active support
  • More efficient ticket resolution

 

Example of UserCenter Account

 

 

Prerequisites

  1. Device with licenses and installed policy / database.

  2. Upload / Download data to Check Point is allowed.

    For details, refer to sk111080.
  3. Internet connectivity to Check Point.

    • Connectivity between Security Management Server and usercenter.checkpoint.com.

    • Proxy configuration (if needed).

      For details, refer to sk83520.
      • MDS / Domain : Configure Proxy in Gaia Portal.
      • Single-Domain: Proxy can be configured in SmartConsole / Gaia Portal.
        Note: When proxy configured in SmartConsole, "Install Database" operation is required.

 

How to configure the "Sync with UserCenter" feature

  • In SmartConsole R80.10 and above

    In SmartConsole, on the Navigation Toolbar, click on the "MANAGE & SETTINGS" and click on the "Sync with UserCenter".

    When synchronization is enabled, an update will occur once a day.

  • In SmartDashboard R75.47 - R77.x

    In SmartDashboard, go to the "Help" menu and click on the "Sync with UserCenter...".

    Clicking "Sync Now" button runs a relevant script on the Security Management Server. The script collects information from the Security Management database, as well as from the managed Security Gateways and writes it into the $FWDIR/conf/SMC_Files/SU/data_file.xml file.

    Checking the box "Periodically sync server and gateways data with UserCenter" will run the script once a week.

    Once the information is sent to Check Point, User Center can present it in the list of "Software Products & Appliances".

    Note: In Multi-Domain Security Management Server environment, this feature is only available per Domain context. Currently, it does not work with Multi-Domain (MDS) context.

 

Which information is sent to Check Point User Center

The following information will be sent to Check Point User Center:

  • Module name
  • IP Address
  • MAC Address
  • Version
  • Install Policy time stamp
  • Appliance model
  • Machine type (gateway/management/etc.)
  • OS
  • Is this VSX?
  • Cluster name (if exists)
  • Hit Count last time stamp
  • APPI last update
  • IPS last update
  • Hardware (memory, CPU, network card, etc.)
  • License data
  • Active blades
  • User/Kernel crash information
  • Non Private CPView history statistics

 

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