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Check Point R80 / R80.10 Local Demo Technical Level

R80 / R80.10 Local Demo version allows to use all R80 / R80.10 Security Management features without the need to deploy a Security Management Server.
R80 / R80.10 Local Demo is locally installed solution thus, internet connectivity is not required. See the hardware requirements below.

Local Demo Technical Information

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

Product Download
R80 Local Demo (ZIP)
R80.10 Local Demo (ZIP)

Contact Check Point Support to get a Local Demo OVF for R80.20 and higher versions.

The Local Demo is a Standalone product containing both the SmartConsole GUI client and the R80 / R80.10 Security Management Server.
The Management Server is deployed as a virtual machine using Oracle VM VirtualBox.

To run: Use the shortcut in Windows Start Menu "Check Point R80 Demo" -> "SmartConsole R80 Demo".

Local Demo Hardware Requirements

  • Machine memory: Minimum 4 GB, Recommended 8 GB.
  • Machine free hard disk space: 12 GB.
  • Oracle VM VirtualBox hardware requirements.

    Local Demo Software Requirements

    • Microsoft Windows 64-Bit Vista SP1 and above.
      Note: Microsoft Windows 10 is not supported in this release.
    • Oracle VM VirtualBox software requirements.
    • Local Demo should not be installed inside another virtualization product (such as VMware Workstation/ESX).

    Local Demo Limitations

    R80.x Local Demo demonstrates all the R80.x features except the following:

    • Install Security Policy
    • Install Database
    • Updates of Check Point blades and contracts
    • High Availability
    • Multi-Domain Management Server features
    • Sync with User Center
    • Gaia Portal features
    • External communication from the Security Management server (such as: AD Server, LDAP Server, RADUIS Server) is not possible
    • Creation of the following object types: Gateway cluster, VSX Gateway/Cluster


    Limitations for R80 Local Demo installer:

    Title Symptom (user experience) Cause Required Action
    Local Demo installation fails on Windows 10 desktops

    Running installer results with failure. Log created in the %TEMP% directory, named  Check_Point_R80_Demo_[time]_[id]_DemoServerSetup.log shows:

    CAQuietExec: [timestamp] DEBUG : Execute command: C:\Program Files\Oracle\VirtualBox\VBoxManage.exe hostonlyif create

    CAQuietExec: [timestamp] DEBUG : VBoxManage ExitCode: 1, Command ExitCode: 1.



    CAQuietExec: Progress state: E_FAIL

    CAQuietExec: VBoxManage.exe: error: Failed to create the host-only adapter

    CAQuietExec: VBoxManage.exe: error: Code E_FAIL (0x80004005) - Unspecified error (extended info not available)


    VirtualBox installation failes to create local VM configuration on the desktop.

    VirtualBox version supported by Check Point is 4.3.32.

    Provide the log zip file from the %TEMP% directory, named R80DemoInstall-[timestamp].zip

    VirtualBox version used cannot be installed for Windows 10.

    SmartEvent fails to start When starting SmartEvent, the "Failed to access SmartEvent data folder" message shows and then client closes. An existing folder under the “local app data” prevents from SmartEvent to create the data folder  Delete the following folder content from the "local app data":

    %localappdata%\VirtualStore\Program Files (x86)\CheckPoint\DemoServer\

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