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 […]
The system backup of GAiA should also be accompanied with a backup of the Clish configuration file in GAiA. But when disaster strikes and all you have to go about is the system backup file, you can find the interface IPs and route information in the .tgz-file After extracting the backup file (tar -zxvf backup.tgz) […]
This is a guide on how to increase your disk size on a Check Point Gaia Security Management node. Extending disk size is not supported by Check Point as far as I have gathered, so use the following guide at own risk – and as always; keep a fresh backup of your system. =) So […]
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 […]
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: […]
You may want to automatically enter expert-mode when logging onto your GAiA firewall and this article aims to provide necessary configuration steps to achieve just that.