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25.3 Enable Monitoring

Created on: Aug 10, 2010 5:43 PM by Zenoss API - Last Modified:  Aug 10, 2010 5:43 PM by Zenoss API

 3. Enable Monitoring

 3.1. Configuring CheckPoint Firewalls to Allow SNMP Queries

Configure the CheckPoint firewall to allow SNMP queries from the Zenoss server, and to send SNMP v1 or SNMP v2 traps to the Zenoss server.

 3.2. Configuring Zenoss

All CheckPoint devices must exist under the /Devices/Network/Check Point device class.

  1. Navigate to the device or device class in the Zenoss interface.

    • If applying changes to a device class:

      1. Select the class in the devices hierarchy.

      2. Click Details.

      3. Select Configuration Properties.

    • If applying changes to a device:

      1. Click the device in the device list.

      2. Select Configuration Properties.

  2. Edit the appropriate configuration properties for the device or devices.


    Table 25.2. CheckPoint Configuration Properties



    Consult with your network administrators to determine the SNMP community permitted.


    This should be set to False


    The default port is 161


    This should be set to v2c

  3. Click Save to save your changes.

    You will now be able to start collecting the CheckPoint firewall metrics from this device.

  4. Navigate to Graphs and you should see some placeholders for performance graphs. After approximately fifteen minutes you should see the graphs start to become populated with information.

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