Check Point Certified Multi-Domain Security Specialist (CCMS)

This is a 2-day Specialist course which provides a comprehensive understanding of the Check Point Multi-Domain Security Management solution (MDSM) and how to deploy it within the corporate network environment. Supported Versions: R80.20.


Technical professionals who need to install, configure, and manage multiple security domains within their network security environment.


Check Point CCSA and CCSE Certification

Course objectives

  • Discuss challenges associated with securing large-scale business organizations with distributed network environments.
  • Describe the Check Point Multi-Domain Security Management solution and its benefits.
  • Understand the components of MDSM and how they work together to help administrators manage multiple network security environments within a single management framework.
  • Understand how to install and configure the Multi-Domain Security Management environment.
  • Describe how to implement Management High Availability within the MDSM environment.
  • Discuss the two types of log server options used to store logs in the Multi-Domain Security Management environment, and how they differ.
  • Understand how to manage and view Multi-Domain activity logs in SmartConsole.
  • Understand how to configure and implement Global Policy to manage rules for multiple domains.
  • Identify various MDSM command line tools commonly used to retrieve information and perform configuration changes on a MDSM Server.
  • Describe troubleshooting tools to use for addressing MDSM Server issues.
  • Understand how VSX works and how to integrate the technology within the MDSM environment.

Course topics

  • Multi-Domain Security Management
  • MDSM Installation and Configuration
  • MDSM Log Management
  • Global Policy Management
  • MDSM Troubleshooting
  • Incorporating VSX

Lab Exercises

  • Demonstrating Multi-Domain Security Management
  • Migrating a Security Management Server into a Domain Management Server
  • Implementing Management High Availability
  • Deploying a Multi-Domain Log Server
  • Regionalizing the Multi-Domain Environment
  • Deploying a Global Policy
  • Integrating SmartEvent into Multi-Domain Environment
  • Deploying VSX in a Multi-Domain Environment (Optional)


This course is recommended as preparation for the Multi-Domain Security Specialist exam. This exam is under development. 

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