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SSL Network Extender E75
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Table of Contents

  • Overview
  • What's New
  • Supported Security Gateways
  • Endpoint Platforms
  • Linux Supported Platforms
  • E75 Documentation
  • E75 Downloads
  • Related Links
  • Related Solutions

 

For more information on Check Point releases see: release map, upgrade map, backward compatibility map.
For more information on SSL Network Extender E75, refer to sk65669 (SSL Network Extender E75 Known Limitations).You can also visit our Mobile Access / SSL VPN forum or any other Check Point discussion forum to ask questions and get answers from technical peers and Support experts.
See sk91060: Removing old Check Point packages and files after an upgrade.

 

Overview

SSL Network Extender is a secure connectivity framework for remote access to a corporate network. SSL Network Extender uses a thin VPN client installed on the user's remote computer that connects to an SSL-enabled web server. The web server and the client are in the same VPN.

Note: SSL Network Extender requires that Java is installed on the endpoint computer. Java is not installed on Mac OS X 10.7 (Lion). For more information see sk65144 (SSL Network Extender - Java Availablity).

What's New

These features are new for SSL Network Extender E75:

  • Support for Mac OS X 64-bit.
  • Support for new Linux platforms 32 and 64-bit.
  • Proxy server auto-detection is now supported for browsers that run Java or ActiveX.
  • Improved user experience that explains how to install Java when necessary.

Supported Security Gateways

This hotfix can be installed on top of these Security Gateways (refer to "E75 Downloads" section below):

  • R70.40
  • R71.40
  • R75.10
  • R75.20
  • VSX NGX R67.10

Note: Any Security Gateway version higher than those listed above, includes SSL Network Extender based on E75 version. It is relevant for R76 and higher, as well.

Important: R70.40 Security Gateways must have the security hotfix installed as described in sk62410. Failure to do so can make the Security Gateway susceptible to attacks.

Endpoint Platforms

SSL Network Extender is supported on these Operating Systems.

Windows

  • XP Home and Professional (SP2, SP3) (32-bit and 64-bit)
  • Vista (SP1) (32-bit and 64-bit)
  • Windows 7 (including SP1) Ultimate, Enterprise, Professional, and Home (32-bit and 64-bit)
  • Windows 8 (all versions and editions, not including Windows RT)

Note: SSL Network Extender is not supported on 64-bit browsers in Windows.

Macintosh

  • Mac OS X 10.6.8 (Snow Leopard) (32-bit and 64-bit)
  • Mac OS X 10.7, 10.7.1, 10.7.2, 10.7.3, 10.7.4, 10.7.5 (Lion) (32-bit and 64-bit)
  • OS X 10.8, 10.8.1, 10.8.2 (Mountain Lion) (64-bit)
  • OS X 10.9.x (Mavericks)
  • OS X 10.10 (Yosemite)

Linux

  • Ubuntu 11.10 (32-bit and 64-bit)
  • openSUSE 11.4 (32-bit and 64-bit)
  • Fedora 15 and 16 (32-bit and 64-bit) (Requires xterm (standard terminal emulator) for deployment)
  • RHEL 5.7 and 6.1 (32-bit and 64-bit)


Note: All Linux OSs require Oracle JRE to install.
Use the snx -h command to make sure that the SSL Network Extender client is installed correctly.

Linux Supported Platforms

Latest Linux Distribution 32-bit Prerequisites 64-bit Prerequisites

Ubuntu 11.10

libstdc++5 (i386)

libstdc++5 (amd64)

Ubuntu 12.04/12.10 libstdc++5 (i386)
  1. ia32-libs
  2. libpam0g:i386 (the 32-bit version if libpam0g)
Ubuntu 14.04/16.04/16.10
libpam0g:i386

libx11-6:i386

libstdc++6:i386

libstdc++5:i386

libpam0g:i386

libx11-6:i386

libstdc++6:i386

libstdc++5:i386

openSUSE 11.4 libstdc++33
  1. pam-32bit
  2. libstdc++33 32bit
  3. Install all dependencies required by pam and libstdc++33 packages.
openSuSE 12.2 compat-libstdc++
  1. pam-32bit
  2. pam-modules-32bit
  3. compat-libstdc++.i586
Fedora 15
  1. xterm.i686
  2. libXaw.so.7
  3. libstdc++.so.5
  1. Xterm.86_64 (with libXaw.86_64 dependency)
  2. libX11.i686
  3. pam-devel.i686 (which contains: libaudit.so.1, libcrack.so.2, lindb-4.8.so, libselinux.so.1, libpam.so.0)
  4. libstdc++.so.5
Fedora 16/18
  1. xterm.i686
  2. libstdc++.so.5
  1. xterm.x86_64 (with libXaw.86_64 dependency)
  2. elf_utils-libelf.i686
  3. libX11.i686
  4. libaudit.so.1
  5. libcrack.so.2
  6. libdb-4.8.so
  7. libselinux.so.1
  8. libpam.so.0
  9. libstdc++.so.5
RHEL 5.7 None None
RHEL 6.1 Same as Fedora 16 32-bit Same as Fedora 16 64-bit

 

E75 Documentation

Important: You must read the instructions in the Release Notes before installing the relevant download.

 

E75 Downloads

Important: Installing SSL Network Extender consists of two parts:

  • Upgrading SSL Network Extender on Security Gateways
  • Deploying the clients from the Security Gateways to endpoint devices

Upgrading SSL Network Extender on Security Gateways depends on your Security Gateway. Select the hotfix link that is relevant for your Security Gateway version and OS. Then you can continue deploying the clients from the Security Gateways to endpoint devices, as per the instructions provided in the SSL Network Extender E75 Release Notes.

Note: In order to download some of the packages you will need to have a Software Subscription or Active Support plan.

SSL Network Extender E75 for Security Gateway R70.40

SSL Network Extender E75 for Security Gateway R71.40

SSL Network Extender E75 for Security Gateway R75.10

SSL Network Extender E75 for Security Gateway R75.20

Security Gateway VSX R67.10 Hotfix for SSL Network Extender E75

 

 

This solution is about products that are no longer supported and it will not be updated
Applies To:
  • This solution sk65210 replaces sk41569, sk32162.

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