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R80.20.05 for Small and Medium Business Appliances Technical Level

Table of Contents

  • What's New
  • Enhancements
  • Supported Appliances
  • Downloads
  • Known Limitations and Resolved Issues
  • Documentation
  • Revision History 
Important Note: This may not be the latest firmware release. To see the latest firmware release, refer to sk97766.

What's New


  • Alias IP support - Associate more than one IP address to the same network interface.
  • Link Aggregation - Aggregate/Bond multiple network connections, join two or more interfaces together to improve performance and redundancy by increasing the network throughput and bandwidth.
  • Networking Support for 100 VLANs   
  • Dynamic address assignment (DHCP) from internet connection for bridge interface

Access Rulebase

  • Domain object - Support for domain objects in access rule base (see sk120633)
  • Updatable Objects - Support for network object that represents an external service (well known online service providers) for centrally managed appliances

Server Name Indications (SNI)

  • Next Generation Bypass - TLS inspection based on Verified Subject Name
  • Improved TLS implementation for TLS Inspection and categorization

Embedded Gaia R77.20 train gap closure

  • Threat Emulation Private Cloud

Management and Logs

  • MaaS - Management as a Service for centrally managed appliances

Features in EA Quality

  • IMAPs threat prevention email inspection
  • POP3s threat prevention email inspection


The Gateway hostname can now be assigned from DHCP server with DHCP option 12
  • When you edit or add a new internet connection, you can select to get the hostname from your WAN DHCP server.
  • Gateway name is dynamic, assigned by the external DHCP server which also provides an IP address upon request.
DHCP Whitelist
  • Configure your network so IP addresses are assigned by the internal network DHCP server only for known hosts (defined as network objects and a specific MAC address is assigned to the IP). DHCP requests from other hosts are ignore.

Supported Appliances  

  • 1500 Series: 1530, 1550, 1570 and 1590 appliances.


Important Notes:
  • Check the MD5 string before installing the downloaded file.
  • To download these packages, you will need a Software Subscription or Active Support Plan.
  • 10 May 2020: Build 992001169 for R80.20.05 image has been released for 1500 appliances, replacing Build 1134.   
Download Package 1500 Appliance
R80.20.05 Build 992001169 for 1500 Appliances
R80.20.05 Build  992001169 for R80.20 SmartUpdate     

Known Limitations and Resolved Issues

  • To view the Known Limitations and Resolved Issues for this release, see sk159772. This is a master list of all issues, arranged according to features.

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Note: Refer to sk167876 for the R80.20.05 Jumbo Hotfix Accumulator. 


User Guides
R80.20.05 1500 Appliance Series Release Notes
R80.20.05 1500 Appliance Series Locally Managed Admin Guide
R80.20.05 1500 Appliance Series Centrally Managed Admin Guide
R80.20.05 1500 Appliance Series CLI Guide
Related Solutions
sk97766: Check Point 600 / 700 / 910 / 1100 / 1200R / 1400 / 1500 SMB Appliances Releases
sk159173: Check Point R80.20 for Small and Medium Business Appliances
sk159772: Check Point R80.20 for 1500 Appliances Features and Known Limitations
sk157412: 1500 Series Security Gateways
sk166654: Check Point 1570R Ruggedized Appliances

Revision History

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Date Description
15 July 2021 Removed all Known Limitations and Resolved Issues. See sk159772.
10 May 2020 GA Replacement: Build 992001169 
05 April 2020 First release of this document
This solution has been verified for the specific scenario, described by the combination of Product, Version and Symptoms. It may not work in other scenarios.

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