Monday, June 13, 2016

Check Point adds R80 hardware recommendations to the Release Notes

Last month I have mentioned that R80 Release Notes document does not mention HW details for R80 installation.

I am glad to let you know this is no longer the case. Last week Check Point added a small section "Open Server Hardware Recommendations" to the document.

Well done, Check Point. Also, thanks to Dan Suleiman for bringing this to my attention.

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  1. Interesting requirements of 500G and 8G RAM. I would say it will be an issue to sell to customers in cloud.

  2. so does this mean that a Smart 1-205 which only comes with 4gb RAM going to be a nightmare to use with R80..?

    1. Not necessarily. "Recommended" does not mean "Minimally required". The same document, half a page up, states that Smart-1 205 is among supported platforms.