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R80.40 GA now available!

Check Point released their newest version R80.40 as a General Available release today. Have a look at sk160736 for all information regarding R80.40 GA. The Release Notes of R80.40 GA can be found here. A...

New tool: CPViewer

A new open source tool called CPViewer has been released on CheckMates by community member and Check Point SE Petar95. CPViewer enables you to get visual insights from retreived cpview histories and cpinfo files....

R80.40 Public EA is available

Check Point launched the Public Early Availability (EA) program yesterday for it’s upcoming release R80.40. The new minor release is expected in Q1 2020. The Production EA was announced in September. Details about R80.40...

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...