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  • What's New in Data Center Security 15000 and 23000 Appliances
  • Data Center Security 15000 and 23000 Appliances Downloads
  • Data Center Security 15000 and 23000 Appliances Known Limitations
  • Data Center Security 15000 and 23000 Appliances Documentation
  • Related solutions
  • Revision History

For more information, see the Check Point 15000 Appliance Product Page and Check Point 23000 Appliance Product Page. You can also visit Check Point discussion forum to ask questions and get answers from technical peers and Support experts.

 

What's New in Data Center Security 15000 and 23000 Appliances

Check Point 15000 and 23000 Appliances are designed for superior performance combining Intel's latest multi-core technologies, optimized encrypted traffic inspection and fast networking technologies - providing the highest level of security for your data, network and employees.

Optimized for Next Generation Threat Prevention security suite and the increased threat landscape of HTTPS (SSL) encrypted traffic - Check Point appliances provides the highest level of security for any business at every network location.

By consolidating multiple security technologies into a single security gateway, these appliances are designed to deliver advanced and integrated security solutions to meet all of your business security needs.

 

Data Center Security 15000 and 23000 Appliances Downloads

Note: To download this package you will need to have a Software Subscription or Active Support plan.

Download Package Link
Check Point R77.30 for 3000 / 5000 / 15000 / 23000 appliances (ISO)
Check Point R80.10 for 3000 / 5000 / 15000 / 23000 appliances (ISO)
Check Point R80.10 / R77.30 Dual Image (ISO)
Check Point R80.10 / R77.30 Dual Image for 23900 appliances (ISO)

Notes:

Check Point recommends to always install the latest take available!

 

To connect to the command line interface of the 15000 / 23000 Appliances, a Mini USB can be used. To use the Mini USB console port, download and install the 15000 & 23000 Appliances Mini USB console driver on the console client machine (desktop/laptop).

 

Data Center Security 15000 and 23000 Appliances Known Limitations

The below table lists all of the 15000 and 23000 Appliances specific known limitations.
Note: All Check Point R77.30 limitations are also relevant.

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ID Symptoms
01834483 Interface LEDs for 40GbE line cards will illuminate during reboot if a cable link is established, even if the interface is down.
01923513 When running the Hardware Diagnostic Tool twice consecutively, it always fails on the 40GbE self test in the second test. If multiple tests are required, reboot the device between tests.
01894982 In CPview Network/Interfaces, the link speed of 40GbE interfaces displays N/A instead of 40GbE.
01866405 40GbE line cards do not support auto-negotiation (although it is available in the Gaia WebUI).
01861839 When running the Hardware Diagnostic Tool with a 40GbE line card without an external loopback cable, the output is not shown on the screen.
Successful tests can be validated by viewing the hardware diagnostics log in /var/log/diagnostics after reboot.
01918497 The PSU alarm sounds 90 seconds after disconnecting a power cable.
02277321 When using Solid State Drive (SSD), the local logging feature in SmartDashboard is not supported on the Security Gateway. In case of a disconnection between the Log Server and the Security Gateway, logs will automatically be saved locally on the Security Gateway.
02277318 Solid State Drive (SSD) is not supported with a Standalone Deployment (Security Management Server and Gateway on one server).
02277368 In 15600, 23500, 23800 and 23900 appliances, Solid State Drive (SSD) provides a total of 960GB storage space on the two storage devices in the system (480GB for each device). The equilvalent HDD based product provides a total of 2TB storage space on the two storage devices in the system (1TB for each device).
In 15400 appliances, the default configuration contains one storage device.
SSD provides a total of 480GB storage space on the storage device. The equilvalent HDD based product provides a total of 1TB storage space on the storage device. If an additional storage device is added to the appliance, the SSD will provide a total of 960GB storage space. The equivalent HDD based product provides a total of 2TB storage space on two devices.
- The size of the R80.10 / R77.30 Dual Image for these appliances exceeds the capacity of a DVD disc.
Users should use the ISOmorphic Tool (build 160 and above) from sk65205.
- On 23900 appliances, Hyper Threading is hard-coded to be disabled on R77.30 and R80.10, with no impact on performance

 

Data Center Security 15000 and 23000 Appliances Documentation

Check Point 15000 and 23000 Appliances Getting Started Guide (English)
Check Point 15000 and 23000 Appliances Getting Started Guide (Russian)
Check Point 15000 and 23000 Appliances Getting Started Guide (Spanish)
Check Point 15000 and 23000 Appliances Quick Start Guide
Check Point 15000 and 23000 Appliances Replacing Storage Devices 
Check Point 15000 and 23000 Appliances Replacing Fans
Check Point 15000 and 23000 Appliances Replacing AC PSU
Check Point 15000 and 23000 Appliances Installing LOM Card
Check Point 15000 and 23000 Appliances Installing and Removing Memory
Check Point Smart-1 225/3050/3150, 13000, 15000, and 23000 Appliances Installing the Telescoping Rails
Check Point Appliances Replacing Expansion Line Cards
Check Point Appliances Replacing Transceivers
Check Point Appliances R77.30 Image Management
Check Point 15000 and 23000 Appliances R80.10 Image Management Guide (Dual Image)

 

 

Revision History

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Date Description
26 July 2018 Added R80.10 / R77.30 Dual Image and limitations for 23900 appliances
26 Feb 2018 Check Point R77.30 for 3000 / 5000 / 15000 / 23000 appliances image and Check Point R80.10 / R77.30 Dual Image have been replaced
18 July 2017 Added R80.10 / R77.30 Dual Image
18 July 2017
  • Added dynamic filter to "Known Limitations" table
  • Added a limitation about the size of the R80.10 / R77.30 Dual Image ISO file exceeding the capacity of a DVD disc and the need to use ISOmorphic Tool from sk65205
19 June 2017 Added related solution sk116742
10 June 2017 Added link to the R80.10 image
10 June 2017 Added "Revision History" section
06 June 2017 Added "R80.10 Image Management Guide (Dual Image)"
02 Mar 2017
  • The same image is now available for 3000 / 5000 / 15000 / 23000 appliances
  • Updated a note that the minimal supported Take of R77.30 Jumbo Hotfix Accumulator is Take_216
16 Dec 2016
  • Replaced the R77.30 image to support SHA-256 based certificates
  • Updated a note that the minimal supported Take of R77.30 Jumbo Hotfix Accumulator is Take_198
31 Oct 2016
  • Replaced the R77.30 image to resolve sk112829
  • Updated a note that the minimal supported Take of R77.30 Jumbo Hotfix Accumulator is Take_185
13 Oct 2016 Added section "Related solutions"
11 Sep 2016 Updated a note that the minimal supported Take of R77.30 Jumbo Hotfix Accumulator is Take_165
30 Aug 2016 Added Mini USB console driver
28 Aug 2016
  • Replaced the R77.30 image to provide support for Solid State Drive (SSD)
  • Updated a note that the minimal supported Take of R77.30 Jumbo Hotfix Accumulator is Take_162
  • Added new Known Limitations related to Solid State Drive (SSD)
03 Aug 2016 Added Getting Started Guide in Russian and Spanish
23 Feb 2016 Added a note that the minimal supported Take of R77.30 Jumbo Hotfix Accumulator is Take_185
26 Jan 2016 First release of this document

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