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IPS Offline Updates
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Check Point provides Offline IPS Updates for customers that have limited or no Internet connectivity from their SmartConsole. The Offline Updates is an early availability, paid service that allows to update your firewall enforcement gateways locally without requiring an Internet-connected server. Offline IPS access is only provided with Account Services authorization.

To receive the Offline Updates, customers should meet the below conditions:

1. Requested User Center account has at least one valid IPS contract.

2. Person requesting access is on the User Center account with valid IPS contract.

3. Person requesting access works for the User Center account company, no free mail (such as Yahoo, Hotmail, Google mail, ect.).

4. Person requesting access cannot be on a Partner Map account.

 

Note: Account Services will not take requests from Partners, or current Check Point employees on behalf of the customer. All requests have to come from the End User directly.

If the following is met, contact Check Point Account Services:

by using Live Chat

by completing an Online Form

by phone: Americas: +1-972-444-6600 option 5, or International: +972-3-611-5100 option 5

 

To get files to use for the "Offline Update" function in SmartDashboard: go to "IPS" tab - go to "Download Updates" pane.

Please do not use files from the "Downloads" section of Support Center for use with the Offline Update function, except in the circumstance where a specific bug fix has been released. Doing so may be detrimental to the Security Management Server's operations.

To get more information about this service, please contact Account Services or your local Check Point Sales Representative.

For a detailed IPS Offline Updates page click the following link: https://www.checkpoint.com/defense/updates/index.html.

 

 

Related solution: sk102795 ("You are not authorized to enter this section of our site" error on Check Point web site).

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