Overview of Course

The Check Point Certified VSX Specialist (CCVS) course from Skillzcafe is designed for security professionals who want to master the skills required for implementing and managing the Check Point Virtual Systems (VSX) solution. The course covers the latest technologies and best practices in virtualization and security, preparing you for the CCVS certification exam.

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In-depth coverage of Check Point VSX architecture and features

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Hands-on labs to gain practical experience with VSX deployment and management

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Virtualization and security concepts and best practices


Check Point VSX architecture and deployment


Advanced configuration of VSX features such as clustering and load balancing


Troubleshooting common issues in a virtualized environment

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  • Introduction to Check Point Virtual System Extension (VSX)
  • Benefits and features of VSX

  • VSX Gateway and VSX Cluster installation and configuration
  • Creation of Virtual Systems and Virtual Switches

  • VSX Cluster configuration
  • ClusterXL in VSX environment

  • Multi-Domain VSX
  • IPv6 support in VSX

  • Common VSX issues and troubleshooting techniques

  • Configuration of NAT and VPN in VSX environment
  • Configuring Security Zones and Domain Separation

  • Deploying a Virtual System with a Physical Interface
  • This module explains how to configure a virtual system with a physical interface.

  • This module covers how to set up a virtual system with bonded VLAN interfaces.

  • This module discusses how to configure high availability for a virtual system.

  • VSX High Availability to Virtual System Load Sharing
  • This module explains how to convert VSX high availability to virtual system load sharing.

  • This module covers how to maintain the virtual system environment.

  • This module explains how to use the CLI to manage the virtual system environment.

  • This module covers how to tune the performance of a virtual system.

  • This module discusses how to troubleshoot issues related to virtual system deployment and configuration.

  • This module explains how to upgrade a virtual system environment.
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Target Audience:

  • Security professionals who want to specialize in Check Point VSX solution
  • Network engineers who want to expand their skills in virtualization and security
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  • Basic understanding of networking and security concepts
  • Basic knowledge of Check Point firewall and management concepts
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Benefits of the course:

  • Gain expertise in virtualization and security concepts and technologies
  • Enhance your resume and increase your employability
  • Get a globally recognized certification in Check Point VSX
  • Access to experienced instructors and practical labs
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Exam details to pass the course:

  • Exam Name: Check Point Certified VSX Specialist (156-835)
  • Exam Format: Multiple Choice Questions (MCQ)
  • Exam Duration: 90 minutes
  • Passing Score: 70%
  • Exam Language: English
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Certification path

  • Check Point Certified Security Administrator (CCSA)
  • Check Point Certified Security Expert (CCSE)
  • Check Point Certified VSX Specialist (CCVS)
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Career options after doing the course:

  • Check Point VSX Specialist
  • Network Security Engineer
  • Information Security Analyst
  • Security Consultant

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Why should you take this course from Skillzcafe:
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The CCVS course is a self-paced online course that can be completed in as little as two weeks, depending on your availability and learning pace.

Yes, you should have a basic understanding of networking and security concepts and some knowledge of Check Point firewall and management concepts.

The CCVS certification exam is a multiple-choice question (MCQ) exam with a duration of 90 minutes.

After completing the CCVS course and obtaining the CCVS certification, you can pursue careers such as Check Point VSX Specialist, Network Security Engineer, Information Security Analyst, and Security Consultant.

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