CCVS - Check Point Certified VSX Specialist
Hands-on Labs

CCVS – Check Point Certified VSX Specialist

Learners can enhance their understanding of virtualized security and strengthen their ability to protect organizations using Check Point's VSX solutions upon completion of the course.

Lab Description

The course focuses on providing individuals with the knowledge and skills to effectively deploy and manage Check Point's Virtual System Extension (VSX) solutions. Participants will gain expertise in virtualizing security gateways, creating virtual systems, and implementing advanced security features in virtualized environments. The course covers topics such as VSX architecture, deployment scenarios, configuration, troubleshooting, and best practices for securing virtualized networks. CloudLabs is the Approved Lab Hoster for all the Check Point courses.


Check Point Certification: It is highly recommended to hold a valid Check Point Certified Security Administrator (CCSA) or Check Point Certified Security Expert (CCSE) certification. These certifications provide a foundational understanding of Check Point technologies and security concepts, which are essential for comprehending virtualized security gateways.

Networking Knowledge: A strong understanding of networking concepts, including TCP/IP protocols, subnetting, routing, and network security principles, is crucial for comprehending the complexities of virtualized environments and the deployment of security solutions within them.

Check Point Experience: Hands-on experience with Check Point security products, such as Check Point Security Management and Security Gateways, is beneficial to have practical familiarity with Check Point solutions and security management processes.

Learning objective

Virtual System Extension (VSX) Architecture: Gain a comprehensive understanding of Check Point's Virtual System Extension architecture and its role in virtualizing security gateways within a network.

VSX Deployment and Configuration: Learn how to deploy and configure virtual systems, including the creation of virtual firewalls and the allocation of resources, to optimize security in virtualized environments.

Advanced Security Features: Acquire knowledge of advanced security features specific to Check Point's VSX solutions, such as VLAN tagging, virtual routing, and multi-domain management, to enhance security within virtualized networks.

Troubleshooting and Performance Optimization: Develop skills in troubleshooting common issues in virtualized environments and optimizing the performance of VSX deployments to ensure reliable and efficient security operations.

Best Practices for Virtualized Security: Understand the best practices for securing virtualized environments using Check Point's VSX solutions, including proper policy management, network segmentation, and integration with other security components.

Lab Exercises
Configuring the VSX Environment
Deploying a Virtual System with a Physical Interface
Deploying a VS with Bonded VLAN Interfaces
Configuring Virtual System HA
Converting VSX High Availability to Virtual System Load Sharing
Maintaining the VSX Environment
Using the CLI to Manage VSX
Performance Tuning in VSX
Troubleshooting VSX Issues
Upgrading a VSX Environment      
Key Features
Lab environment:
Fully functional Check Point certification lab environment hosted in Azure Cloud with no requirement for on-site IT staff.
Ready to Use-Labs
Ready to use lab environment with pre-configured and licensed lab topology. Consumption-based pricing- pay for the time you are using the lab.
Access from anywhere just with a browser, no software installation needed.
CloudLabs Management Portal:
Trainers can use the CloudLabs Management Portal to supervise student accounts and control lab usage and shut down all labs whenever required.
Dedicated lab environment:
Dedicated lab environments with no dependency on other attendee’s operations.
Lab Function:
Start/Stop/Resume the lab environment in self-service fashion within defined limits.
24*7 Instant support for workshops.
Track the Cost per training and per attendee basis.
Self Service Experience :
Self Service experience for ATCs and Instructors for managing end to end lifecycle of labs.
Why Choose Us?
On Demand Labs
Launch pre-validated labs within seconds according to your requirements without any hassle.
Instructor Control
Monitor progress and provide real-time guidance with shadow labs feature for a look-over-the-shoulder experience
No Cloud Trials
No need of Cloud Subscriptions, we take care of that for you.
No need to worry about cloud spends, everything is included.
Validated Lab Environments
CloudLabs lab environments and lab guides are tested and optimized to ensure that learners have a smooth experience while performing the labs.
24x7 Support
Our support team is available 24/7 to provide timely and effective solutions to all queries

A hands-on lab is a virtual environment where you can actively engage in practical exercises and simulations related to a specific subject or technology. It allows you to gain real-world experience and develop practical skills.

Upon enrolment, student will receive voucher code  and access instructions to launch the lab environment.

We have CloudLabs Shadow which is an embedded feature integrated into the Cloud Labs platform that lets Instructors shadow a pre-deployed Virtual Machine that is being used by an attendee. 

In case a user faces issue (i.e., Technical/ Temporary) during performing the lab. You can reach out to for extension before the lab end.  

If a user encounters a Remote Desktop Protocol (RDP) issue, our support team will promptly aid. Initially, we will advise the user to clear their cache and cookies and attempt to access the lab using a private browsing window. Additionally, if the user's system is connected to a virtual private network (VPN), we will recommend disconnecting from the VPN temporarily. 

Yes, the instructor can perform Start/ Stop action for all VMs associated with the Lab/ Workshop. 

Yes, we have a feature called reports that shows the power bi reports from which the cost per attendee can be tracked. 

Our support team will share the details of activation codes and bitly link one week prior to lab start time. Users can register using their email id by accessing this bitly URL and activation codes.And if we have list of users, we can add them and send invites as well. 

Cloud Labs support team is available 24/7 for 365 days over email and live chat. There are separate support channels available for both Learners and Instructors. 

  1. Email Support:  (instructors)
  2. Live Chat Support:  (users) 
CCVS includes
CCVS - Check Point Certified VSX Specialist
20 Hours
10 Exercises
Intended Audience

VSX Administrator

Network Virtualization Specialist

Virtualization Security Engineer
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