Create a Check Point Device

PurposeA Check Point CloudGuard Firewall can be created on Network Edge.

To create a Check Point CloudGuard Firewall:

  1. Log in to the Equinix Fabric portal
  2. From the Network Edge menu, select Create Virtual Device.
  3. In the Single Virtual Device card, click Create Single Edge Device.

  4. Click Begin Creating Edge Device(s).
  5. In the Select Vendor Package(s) for your Device(s) section, locate the Check Point card and click See Description.

  6. Click Select and Continue.
  7. In the Select Metro section, click a location.
  8. In the Select Billing Account section, select a billing account in the Your accounts in this metro drop-down menu.

    You can continue without selecting an account, but you won’t be able to create your device.
  9. If you require a separate location for the high availability device than the one selected above, click Select a separate location for the high availability device.
  10. Click Next: Device Details.

    Device Configuration defaults to Self-configured. Licensing defaults to Bring your own License.

  11. Select the Device Resources (2 cores, 8GB memory; 4 cores, 8GB memory; or 8 cores, 16GB memory).

    The Software Package defaults to Standard. The Version defaults to 80.40.

  12. In the Virtual Device Details box, enter:

    • Device Name – Enter a name for the device.
    • Host Name – Enter a host name prefix for the primary device.
  13. In the Interfaces box:
    • The drop-down menu defaults to 8 interfaces (Default).
    • Select your WAN/SSH interface – Select an interface or let Network Edge choose one for you.
  14. In the Device Status Notifications box, enter the email addresses of anyone who should receive email notifications regarding device status.
  15. (Optional) In the Optional Details box, enter the Purchase Order Number and Order Reference/Identifier.
  16. In the Term Length drop-down menu, select a term length.
  17. Click Next: Additional Services to add any additional services.
    • Diverse Compute from an Existing Single Device – If you already have another single device and you want this new device to exist in a different plane, click Select Diverse From and select the existing device.

    • Add Access IP Addresses – Select an access control list template.
    • Note: Applying an ACL template is a mandatory step in the device creation process. If you need to create a template to apply to your device, click Create Access Control List Template. See Configure Access Controls on Virtual Devices for more information.

    • Additional Internet Bandwidth – Add up to 2001 additional Mbps of internet bandwidth (for a fee).

  18. Click Next: Review.
  19. In the Terms & Conditions box, click Review and Accept Order Terms.
  20. Select I have read and understand these terms and click Accept.
  1. Click Create Edge Device.