Dameon Welch-Abernathy

Cool Feature in R80.x: Cloud-Based Demo Mode

Discussion created by Dameon Welch-Abernathy Moderator on Jun 4, 2017
Latest reply on Sep 27, 2018 by Tomer Sole

Demo Mode has something that has been in SmartDashboard for many years.

It's a great way to experiment with the Check Point product without affecting your production environment.


Fun fact: In the early days, Demo Mode was exposed by using *local in the Server Name/IP address field of the login page. This still works in versions up to R77.30 even though there is a "Demo Mode" checkbox.


Due to the changes made in R80, there is no longer a built-in local demo mode.

However, you can leverage a "demo" of R80.x with a sample configuration in one of two ways: