This is the first article of checkpoint series where I’m going to start the lab of checkpoint firewall technology.Checkpoint Gaia R77.30 is Linux based operating system once it is installed you can make it as security gateway or management server we will discuss further details of checkpoint architecture in later article so lets start Checkpoint Gaia R77.30 Installation Step by Step.In this lab I’m using open server for installation of Gaia R77.30.
As I’m installing Gaia in virtual environment by booting VM with ISO image Select Install Gaia on this system and hit enter.
It is asking for confirmation click on OK.
Select keyboard and click on OK.
It will adjust partition size itself if you want to customize you can change system-root and Logs but system-swap and Backup and upgrade size define by system only.Once partition size decided click on OK.
Type the admin password and click on OK.
It is confirming to format hard drive click on OK.
Installing packages wait till the process complete.
Now installation is complete click on reboot.
After reboot you can login in cli and Gaia Portal as well.
In next article we will see First Time Configuration Wizard on CheckPoint appliances for Smart Management.
I’ m Abdul Rahman Amoodi, by Profession Network and Security Administrator by passion author and founder of Blogsol.org.