In order to improve user experience, Check Point updates the latest Management images with recommended fixes.
The new Management image (Take 117) contains several fixes and enhancements that apply to the First Time Configuration Wizard, Upgrade process and Initial Installation process.
New Image is relevant for:
- New customers
- Customers that would like to install new R80.20 Management server version
- Customers that would like to upgrade their setups from Check Point R80.x and pre-R80 versions to R80.20
For log of all changes including file names and MD5, refer to R80.20 File Revision History
List of resolved issues
R80.20 Management image Take 117 - released on June 13th, 2019; became General Availability on July 10th, 2019
R80.20 GA is already installed on server. Is an upgrade to the new image required now?
No, customers that installed the previously released R80.20 image (Take 101) are not required to install this new Management image (Take 117).
R80.20 Jumbo HFA Take 80 and above are compatible to (can be installed on) this new image.
Note that Check Point recommends to install the most recent General Availability Jumbo HFA.
What Jumbo HFA Take can be installed on top of R80.20 image?
R80.20 Jumbo HFA Take 80 and above are compatible with (can be installed on) this new Management image.
Note: fixes for PMTR-37581 and PMTR-25290 are not included in this image and therefore are not available in case of Advanced upgrade with Jumbo HFA Take 80. These fixes are included in the R80.20 Jumbo HFA Take 87.
What R80.20 Jumbo HFA Take is included in this new image?
The R80.20 Jumbo HFA does not include in the new Management images (Take 117). Customers who want to obtain the latest fixes, should install the relevant Jumbo HFA Take as mentioned in the previous question.
Can the most recent R80.20 image be used to restore backup taken on a previous R80.20 image?
Yes, it can be safely restored, even if you had hotfixes installed on the previous R80.20 image.
Can Management HA work on servers with different R80.20 images installed?
Starting from Jumbo HFA Take 87, Management High Availability is supported between Management High Availability servers with different build numbers. Prerequisite to enable this option is installation R80.20 Jumbo HFA Take 87 on both servers.
Can the most recent R80.20 Management image (Take 117) manage the recommended Security Gateway image?
Yes, the Security Gateway image (Take 101) was not changed and can be managed by the new Management image (Take 117) and the old Management image.
Where to download the previous R80.20 images?
All the original R80.20 images are available below:
Note: To download some of the packages you need to have a Software Subscription or Active Support plan.
How to find out what take is installed on the machine?
From clish, run the show version all or ver command, that displays the take number as appears in R80.20 Release Notes Build numbers table.