Check Point 5000 series is giving businesses of all sizes the power to run the most comprehensive threat prevention capabilities.
From small businesses to large enterprises and data centers, these new purpose-built, optimized Security Gateway deliver all protections without compromising network performance, even when preventing threats in encrypted traffic.
Fully integrated security features include Firewall, IPS, Application Control, Anti-Virus, Anti-Bot, URL Filtering and the award-winning SandBlast Threat Emulation (Sandboxing) solution - all centrally managed by the gold standard in security management.
This new highly-optimized Security Gateway line delivers the highest real-world performance of all these advanced security features. With unmatched throughput, it provides maximum protection against known and unknown malware and zero-day threats without compromise. In addition, these new Security Gateways support your business's future growth by easily scaling to meet additional headcount and increased traffic demands.
Like our Security Gateways for large enterprises and data centers, these new Security Gateways include advanced enterprise-grade features such as Lights-Out-Management (LOM), which maximizes uptime and serviceability, as well as support for 1 GbE, 10 GbE and 40GbE I/O connectivity, managing the increasing volume of data and users. As a result, the new Security Gateways give you maximum power, full threat prevention and exceptional flexibility.
Effective March 2nd, 2017, the same image is available for all 5000 models
Effective February 16th, 2017, image for 5100, 5900 appliances has been added
Effective December 16th, 2016, image for 5200, 5400, 5600, 5800 appliances has been replaced
Effective February 26th, 2016, images for Check Point R77.30 for 3000 / 5000 / 15000 / 23000 appliances and Check Point R80.10 / R77.30 Dual Image have been replaced, resolving sk122612.
Previous R77.30 images are still available for download through sk114513.
To connect to the command line interface of the 5000 Appliances, a Mini USB can be used. To use the Mini USB console port, download and install the 5000 Appliances Mini USB console driver on the console client machine (desktop/laptop). The Driver Installation Guide in PDF format for each OS is added to the same archive.
5000 Appliances Known Limitations
The below table lists all of the 5000 Appliances specific known limitations.
Note: all Check Point R77.30 limitations are relevant as well.
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Interface LEDs for 40GbE line cards illuminate during reboot if a cable link is established, even if the interface is down.
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.
In CPView "Network/Interfaces" page, the link speed of 40GbE interfaces is displayed as N/A instead of 40GbE.
40GbE line cards do not support auto-negotiation (although it is available in the Gaia Portal).
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.
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.
Solid State Drive (SSD) is not supported with a Standalone Deployment (Security Management Server and Gateway on one server).
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.