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How a local.arp may be ignored

It’s possible when you transfer text files between Linux and Windows with FTP and edit the files on both operating systems the text file will end up with non-printable characters. When opening such a...

Not enough space in the /boot partition

You are preparing an upgrade for a R77.X gateway to R80.10 and suddenly a verify action in CPUSE gives you this result: Verifier results Package: R80.10 Fresh Install and Upgrade from R7X Clean Install:...

R80.40 EA Program

Check Point introduces the R80.40 Early Availability Program and is looking for customers willing to upgrade their R77.x/R80.x production environment to R80.40 EA and test the new features. Looking at the list of new...

R80.30 now widely recommended version

Since August 6th 2019, R80.30 Take 200 with Jumbo Hotfix Take 19 is considered as Check Point’s default version. This means it’s widely recommended for all deployments and is stated in the Releases Plan....

The case of revoked SIC certificates

Last week one of our domains on a MDS server (on R80.20 ) displayed SIC errors for all VSX clusters (running on R77.30). When checking the VSX objects in SmartConsole the Trust State was...

R80.30 GA now available!

Check Point released their newest version R80.30 as a General Available release today. In contrast to R80.20 GA Check Point did not release the Management Feature release before the GA release. This means this...

Coming soon: New SmartConsole features

Check Point announced new features for SmartConsole which will hopefully be released soon. There are signs it might be included in R80.30. We will see… Updatable SmartConsoleNo more uninstalling and reinstalling a new build...

Public EA R80.30 program launched

Check Point launched the Public Early Availability (EA) program today for it’s upcoming release R80.30 which is said to be released in Q1. The Production EA was announced earlier this January.

Enhancing CLISH with Dynamic CLI

Check Point released a new tool today called Dynamic CLI to enhance CLISH with new commands. This might eliminate the need to access Expert mode for certain roles you may have in your team....

R80.20 now widely recommended version

Since January 15th 2019, R80.20 with Jumbo Hotfix Take 17 is considered as Check Point’s default version. This means it’s widely recommended for all deployments. It should now show up as recommended hotfix in...