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,

Check Point 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

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R Donato

Rick Donato is the Founder and Chief Editor of He currently works as an SDN/NFV Solutions Architect and has a keen interest in automation and the cloud.

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