Misconfiguration of "Management" interface on Check Point Security Gateway causes outage
||Security Gateway, ClusterXL, Cluster - 3rd party
||R70, R71, R75, R76, R77, R77.10, R77.20, R77.30
||Gaia, SecurePlatform 2.6
|Platform / Model
If the /etc/hosts file does not contain an entry with machine's HostName and the IP address that was assigned to "Management" interface, then Check Point software will not load.
- On Open Server: IP address entered during First Time Configuration Wizard is assigned to first interface. This interface is considered as "Management" interface on Gaia OS, and its IP address is added to /etc/hosts file.
- On Check Point appliance: Interface marked as "Mgmt" (to which administrator connects to run First Time Configuration Wizard) is considered as "Management" interface on Gaia OS, and its IP address is added to /etc/hosts file.
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