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R80.30 Early Availability Program is started!

CheckMaters, we have good news for you: R80.30 EA Production Program is now open for registration!

 

R80.30, part of the Check Point Infinity architecture, delivers the most innovative and effective security that keeps our customers protected against large scale, fifth generation cyber threats.

Who qualifies for the EA program

  • We are looking for Production environment and customers that would like to work directly with R&D
  • Existing working environments in R80.20 / R80.10 / R77.30

Registration

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JozkoMrkvicka
Platinum

Re: R80.30 Early Availability Program is started!

Finger crossed for full API coverage ...

Kind regards,
Jozko Mrkvicka
JozkoMrkvicka
Platinum

Re: R80.30 Early Availability Program is started!

So far, R80.30 EA API version 1.5 doesn't have any new commands, just 3 were updated:

Kind regards,
Jozko Mrkvicka
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Alex_Gilis
Copper

Re: R80.30 Early Availability Program is started!

We barely have R80.20 in GA and it's not yet in the recommended packages over R80.10. Whate are the features that are going to be in R80.30 that justify an iteration, except I suppose going on kernel 3.10 for everything?

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Admin
Admin

Re: R80.30 Early Availability Program is started!

Safe to assume 3.10 kernel on everything is one feature.

As for the other features, not sure we've made the list public yet, but it's a reasonable sized list of new features.

Stay tuned Smiley Happy

Re: R80.30 Early Availability Program is started!

Hi!

Based on 3.x kernel, It should be released for R80.20 SG in Q1/Q2 - Is this info still valid or I missed something?

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Admin
Admin

Re: R80.30 Early Availability Program is started!

Believe this is the plan, yes. 

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RickHoppe
Silver

Re: R80.30 Early Availability Program is started!

Looks promising. Any idea when the Public EA program will be launched?

Blog: https://checkpoint.engineer
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Admin
Admin

Re: R80.30 Early Availability Program is started!

We have to have positive results with the Private Production EA before we release a Public EA. Smiley Happy

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Re: R80.30 Early Availability Program is started!

We usually a couple of private EA cycles before public EA is on. I would say, a couple of months, give or take 

Re: R80.30 Early Availability Program is started!

But you don't have much time to test in the public EA phase anymore. Dorit says that R80.30 GA should come in Q1:-)

More see here:
When will R80.30 GA be available? 

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RickHoppe
Silver

Re: R80.30 Early Availability Program is started!

True...but after that statement, and perhaps also the discussion, they did start a Public EA. If you start testing (private EA preferred, if not than public EA)  you’re better prepared for the GA and it will also benefit the quality of the GA.

Blog: https://checkpoint.engineer
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Re: R80.30 Early Availability Program is started!

Can you share a screenshot (or multiple screenhshots) of what you mean with the SmartConsole changes?

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Re: R80.30 Early Availability Program is started!

Finally arriving DPD with 3rd party VPN 

Sigbjorn
Nickel

Re: R80.30 Early Availability Program is started!

Thumbs up for "Support of VSX VS-ID in Netflow"

Will it also be possible to setup different netflow recipients for different VS's ?

Admin
Admin

Re: R80.30 Early Availability Program is started!

Hi, just a short update, we're now offering Public EA of R80.30!

You can register via usercenter.checkpoint.com:

  • UserCenter: TRY OUR PRODUCTS > Early Availability Programs > CPEA-EVAL-R80.30
  • PartnerMAP: LEARN > Early Availability Programs > CPEA-EVAL-R80.30

Re: R80.30 Early Availability Program is started!

How to get access for CloudGuard r80.30 on Azure? I'm mainly interested on improved SNI. Dameon Welch-Abernathy

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Admin
Admin

Re: R80.30 Early Availability Program is started!

As far as I know we don't have an Azure image yet, but it can't hurt to apply to the EA program.

Re: R80.30 Early Availability Program is started!

Nice new functions:

- SNI
- VPN MEP with DPD

Will you support TLS 1.3 with R80.30?

With encrypted ClusterXL CCP I am looking forward to debuggingSmiley Happy.

Re: R80.30 Early Availability Program is started!

About tls 1.3 i would also like to know, how CP want's to address HTTPS categorisation without traffic decryption, since with tls 1.3 it's not possible to see initial SSL conversation.. 

TLS 1.3 Is Moving Forward: What You Need to Know Today to Get Ready - Gigamon Blog 

"Another area of potential impact is that with TLS 1.3 all packets in the handshake after the initial client hello are encrypted. This includes the server certificates. Network security solutions that relied on understanding the information in the TLS handshake – for example examining the server certificate to help identify self-signed certificates or other anomalous situations – will no longer be able to do so."

JozkoMrkvicka
Platinum

Re: R80.30 Early Availability Program is started!

I have just noticed that the packages of R80.30 EA have been updated (T155):

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Kind regards,
Jozko Mrkvicka
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Re: R80.30 Early Availability Program is started!

Is there a way to see the release notes ? I can't find this information...
Thank you.

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Vladimir
Pearl

Re: R80.30 Early Availability Program is started!

BTW: The kernel in R80.30EA is still old:

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Admin
Admin

Re: R80.30 Early Availability Program is started!

Not surprised based on the fact there is a separate ISO for Gateway and Management.

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