Check Point – FW Monitor

FW monitor is a great tool for troubleshooting traffic flow issues with your checkpoint.

It works by using 4 inspection points,

  • i – Pre Inbound
  • I – Post Inbound
  • o – Pre Outbound
  • O – Post Outbound


  • fw monitor -e “accept dport=6000;”
  • fw monitor -m iO -e ‘accept dport=80;’
  • fw monitor -e ‘accept dport;’ -o ping.cap

For a further detailed description please see,

Rick Donato

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