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Unattended installation of Check Point appliance

Check Point features an unattended installation mode for fresh installation, which may come in handy if you need to upgrade/install an appliance remotely with an non-technical person onsite. A few limitations to be aware of – Fresh installs only. – Preconfiguration for basic networking can only be done on appliances when installing R77.20 or higher […]

Migrating Stand-alone checkpoint installation to seperate gateway and management server (distributed installation)

The process of separating a standalone installation could be broken down to a few high-level steps Do an upgrade_export of exisiting base and import it on a new server installed as both SG and SM (which will eventually be SM) Remove all security products on the standalone-object, leaving only management products enabled. Install database and […]

HP ProLiant DL380p G8 – unable to find mass storage drivers when installing CheckPoint GAiA R75, R76, R77

There is an odd issue occuring when installing GAiA on HP DL380p G8 with P420i Smart Array Controller. The installation is unable to find the drivers and none of the drivers on HP website work. The problem occurs when using the built-in DVD-rom and the solution is described in Check Points solution ID sk87704-article Solution: […]