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Data Center Security Appliances R76SP.10
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Table of Contents

  • What's New
  • Downloads
  • Installation instructions
  • Documentation
  • Revision History
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What's New in Data Center Security Appliances 61000/41000 R76SP.10

General

  • Multiple stability fixes (more than 400) in a wide range of features
  • Automated memory leak detection tool
  • Simplified Hotfix deployment process using designated utility

Security

  • General security fixes
  • Improved VPN with 3rd party
  • asg_swb_update_verifier: Software Blades updates control and monitoring
  • VPN Source-based Multiple Entry Points (MEP)

Upgrade

  • 'upgrade_wizard' is a new utility allowing an almost automatic upgrade procedure between major versions (supports upgrade from R75.40VS for 61000 Take 176 and higher releases to this release)
  • Connectivity Upgrade - Old and New connections survive cluster failover during upgrade (supports upgrade from R75.40VS for 61000 Take 176 and higher releases to this release)

Networking

  • Jumbo frames integration with GCLISH
  • Automatic assignment of Unique MAC during First Time Wizard
  • Virtual Switch stability fixes
  • Layer 2 deployments can use all distribution modes (General, User/Network)

VSX

  • CPU usage monitoring per Virtual System (aggregated and integrated in 'asg perf')
  • Memory usage monitoring per Virtual System (aggregated and integrated in 'asg perf')
  • NetFlow support
  • RADIUS support
  • TACACS support
  • Access interface can now pass non-IP tagged packets

Logs

  • Syslog from kernel for accounting logs
  • Logs Local Storage configuration:
    • Enabled by default
    • Can be adjusted from Gateway side

Verifiers

  • 'asg diag' new validations
  • Extended 'asg vsx' verifier
  • 'mac_verifier' new validations

Hardware

  • SGMs LEDs control - detect hardware on Chassis by signaling the user LEDs in the front of the SGM ('asg_detection')
  • Improved error handling for hardware failures
  • New SSM firmware to solve 4x10G splitter connectivity issues

Monitoring

  • Performance hogs monitoring (as part of 'asg diag')
  • SNMP MIB compatibility/compilation by 3rd party NMS
  • 'asg_cores_util': monitor system-wide per-CPU core utilization
    • Also available through SNMP

Gaia OS

  • Backup and Restore - GCLISH support
    • Scheduling backup to remote server
    • Restoring backup from remote server

 

Downloads

In order to receive the images and hotfix packages, please contact the following mailing list
(it might take up to 24 hours to provide an answer, not including Fridays and Saturdays):
61000_41000_installation_forum@checkpoint.com

To speed up the process, please fill out this form and attach it to the e-mail request you send to the mailing list.

Note: For Official Data Center Security Appliances version names, see sk65305.

 

Installation instructions

Important Note: Installation of R76SP.10 involves two steps:

  1. Perform Fresh Installation of R76SP.10 image, or perform Upgrade to R76SP.10

    • For Fresh Installation instructions - refer to the relevant Getting Started Guide in "Documentation" section below
    • For Upgrade instructions - contact the following mailing list: 61000_41000_installation_forum@checkpoint.com


  2. Install the mandatory Data Center Security Appliances R76SP.10 - Jumbo Hotfix Accumulator (Full Connectivity or Regular installation).

 

Documentation

 

Revision History

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Date Description
23 Aug 2017 Updated link to the Known Limitations article 
02 Dec 2015 "Documentation" section - added link to "Upgrade Guide"
13 July 2015 Improved design of this article
12 May 2015 "Documentation" section - Added "Data Center Security Appliances NG 61000 R76SP.10 Getting Started Guide"
24 Nov 2014 "What's New" section - added "Gaia OS" sub-section.
23 Nov 2014 Improved installation instructions - added Jumbo Hotfix Accumulator.
27 Oct 2014 Improved installation instructions for required hotfixes.
07 Oct 2014 First release of this document.

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