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CloudGuard IaaS Group is Pleased to Announce the Release of R80.40 in AWS

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R80.40 was announced on January 28, 2020. CloudGuard customers, for the first time, can enjoy CloudGuard solution in less than a week after an official release.

R80.40 is first released into AWS, GCP and Azure will follow in the upcoming days.


Together with this release, we also released a CME (Cloud Management Extension) package for R80.40. It is based on the latest released CME Take 79.


Important: Version R80.40 initially recommended for customers who are interested in implementing the new features described at the formal announcement. Check Point will declare the version as default after a significant adaptation and currently, R80.30 is the recommended version.


Released CFT (Cloud Formation Template) Solution for R80.40

  • Single GW
  • Management
  • MDS (Multi-Domain Server)
  • ASG (Auto Scaling Group)
  • TGW (Transit Gateway) with ASG


Future Solution (not yet released as CFT for R80.40)

  • Standalone (new listing for R80.40)
  • Cluster in Single AZ (Availability Zone)
  • Cluster Across AZ
  • TGW with Cluster Across AZ



Python2 is no longer supported (since Jan 1st, 2020) as such we are in the process of updating all of our CloudGuard IaaS products. The newly released R80.40 images in AWS are already updated to Python3. CME Take 79, still based on Python2 and we are in the process of updating it as well.


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