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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.

The release contains innovations and significant improvements such as:

  • Practical Prevention against Advanced Threats: The Industry’s 1st Threat Extraction for Web.
  • State-of-the-Art HTTPS Inspection: New SSL Inspection Patent Pending Technologies.
  • Superior Management & Visibility: New Performance & Operational Techniques.

And much more

This release is initially recommended for customers who are interested in implementing the new features. We will make it the default version after significant adoption. It will then be available in the 'Showing Recommended Packages' section in the CPUSE tab in Gaia portal. Until then the Check Point's default version is R80.20.

For “What’s New”, Release Notes and more information, please refer to R80.30 Homepage [sk144293].

*Check Point also offers an Early Availability program for the new 3.10 kernel based on the R80.30 release, which offers support for additional Security Gateways and appliances. For more details, contact ea_support@checkpoint.com.

  • For public EA path login to https://usercenter.checkpoint.com and go to Try Our Products -> Early Availability Programs. Then register to CPEA-EVAL-R80.30-3.10 public EA program.
  • Release notes for this EA program are available here

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R80.30 3.10 for Security Gateway and VSX, 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. 

What's New:

  • Improved firewall resiliency.
  • Support for IPv6 (Resolving a R80.20 3.10 limitation).
  • Clustering and VSX capabilities:
    • Unicast support for Cluster Control Protocol eliminating the need for CCP using Broadcast or Multicast modes).
    • MAC magic configuration is no longer needed.
  • New kernel capabilities:
    • Upgraded Linux kernel
    • New partitioning system (gpt):
      • Supports more than 2TB physical/logical drives
    • Faster file system (xfs)
    • Supporting larger system storage (up to 48TB tested)
    • I/O related performance improvements
    • Multi-Queue:
      • Full Gaia Clish support for Multi-Queue commands
      • Automatic "on by default" configuration
    • SMB v2/3 mount support in Mobile Access blade
    • Added NFSv4 (client) support (NFS v4.2 is the default NFS version used)
    • Support of new system tools for debugging, monitoring and configuring the system:
      • iotop (provides I/O runtime stats)
      • lshw (provides detailed information about all HW)
      • lsusb (provides information about all devices connected to USB)
      • lsscsi (provides information about storage)
      • ps (new version, more counters)
      • psmisc (new version, more counters)
      • top (new version, more counters)
      • iostat (new version, more counters
    • New glibc: glibc-2.17-157
    • New ethtool: ethtool-4.8-7
    • New Bash: bash-4.2.46-29
    • lbzip2 support (free, multi-threaded compression utility)
    • xz support
    • rsync support

Not Supported in Public EA

    • Netflow
    • DCHP Relay

Supported Platforms

Production EA

  • We are looking for Production environment and customers that would like to work directly with R&D
  • Existing working environments in R80.30 / R80.20 3.10 / R80.20 / R80.10 / R77.30
  • Contact us: EA_SUPPORT@checkpoint.com

Public EA Registration

For lab/non-production use, you are welcome to register via UserCenter/PartnerMap. 

UserCenter:

  • Register to the Public EA release via - usercenter.checkpoint.com -> TRY OUR PRODUCTS -> Early Availability Programs -> CPEA-EVAL-R80.30-3.10

PartnerMAP:

  • Register to the Public EA release via - usercenter.checkpoint.com -> LEARN -> Early Availability Programs -> CPEA-EVAL-R80.30-3.10

Contact us: public_ea@checkpoint.com

 

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We are glad to announce that a GCP High Availability solution is now generally available via the GCP marketplace:

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We are happy to announce SandBlast Agent E80.96

Additional information can be found in below link:

https://supportcenter.checkpoint.com/supportcenter/portal?eventSubmit_doGoviewsolutiondetails=&solut...

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We are pleased to announce that we now officially support the AWS Transit GW solution.

We have published our new Cloud Formation Templates and a dedicated solution documentation.

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A new GA SmartConsole (Build #046) for R80.20 is available.

Please refer to sk137593.

 

Thanks,

Release Management Group

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A new Ongoing Jumbo Hotfix Accumulator take for R80.20 (take 73) is available. Please refer to sk137592.

  • The new releases will not be published via CPUSE as a recommended version.
  • Availability:
    • Will be provided by customer support
    • Available for download via CPUSE by using package identifier

Impotent Note:

  • If you have Jumbo Hotfix Accumulator Take 73 installed on your machines, it must be uninstalled manually before Take 74 installation. 
    For other Jumbo Takes, this is not necessary. 

 

Thanks, 

 Release Managers Group

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Hi all,

A new GA SmartConsole (Build #122) for R80.10 is available. Please refer to sk119612.

ID

Description

PMTR-24802,
PMTR-28320

Added ability to update Threat Emulation file types in an offline environment.

PMTR-27226,
PMTR-26694

SmartConsole unexpectedly terminates while user is using the "User check preview" feature.

PMTR-29406,
PMTR-1432

After upgrade to R80.10, SmartConsole unexpectedly terminates on login attempt with "SmartConsole has experienced a serious problem and needs to relaunch" error.

PMTR-30076,
PMTR-30049,
PMTR-27643

In some scenarios, SmartConsole unexpectedly terminates with "SmartConsole has experienced an unexpected error. If the problem persists, contact technical support" message when trying to create a new tag from "MANAGE & SETTINGS" section.

PMTR-15766

For read-only permission users, network objects in Topology or Anti-spoofing settings are not displayed. Refer to sk145352

PMTR-34225,
PMTR-34296

Objects used in certain policy types (such as HTTPS Inspection) do not appear in the "Where Used" results screen. screen.
Refer to sk138895.

PRHF-2402,
PMTR-31323

In some scenarios, Application Control package/update version information in SmartConsole fails to connect to Check Point User Center and shows a "Connectivity error" message when using a proxy server with port 80 in the client's Windows machine. 

PMTR-22530,
PMTR-22677,
MBS-2739

Management API on an R80.10 Management Server does not support Security Gateways R80.20SP.

PMTR-33016 

The Revision's 'Publisher' column (in the Manage & Settings section) displays the session's creator rather than the session's publisher.

 

Thanks, 

Release Management Group 

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R80.20 Jumbo HF Take #47 is now our GA take (replacing take 33).

This take will be available for download to all via CPUSE (as recommended) and via sk137592.

 

Thanks 

Release Managers group 

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We are happy to update on the availability of R80.20 Security Gateways (based on new Linux kernel) and R80.20 Security Management in GCP.

 

Both BYOL & PAYG solutions are updated with the new version and ready for deployment through the GCP marketplace:

https://console.cloud.google.com/marketplace/browse?q=cloudguard

As always we are here for your comments and suggestions,

CloudGuard IaaS R&D 

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