Day: November 18, 2014

Azure VPN with Checkpoint FW

In this post, how to configure a Site2Site VPN connecting using a Checkpoint firewall.

[EDIT: The instructions below are for R77, which is a really old version. I’m currently writing the instructions for the R80.20 version, but it seems it’s a bit harder to get the S2S tunnel up and stable.. certainly on my PPPOE internet connection… more updates soon!

But in case you still want to make this work, please check this hidden article with my notes.. that have not been validated yet! [/EDIT]

While http://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/azure/dn133795.aspx tells you how to create the Site2Site VPN, the firewall part only covers Juniper or Cisco appliances. As I do not own such a device, I got to work on the Checkpoint together with Syed Pasha.

Below the network overview…

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