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Essential Check Point™ FireWall-1® NG: An Installation, Configuration, and Troubleshooting Guide by Dameon D. Welch-Abernathy

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Beginning the FireWall-1 Installation

Once you have properly installed, configured, and secured your operating system, you are ready to proceed with installation of the firewall software. The installation instructions included in the Getting Started guide as part of your Check Point documentation explain the specific steps necessary to load the software from the CD or from a tarball downloaded from Check Point's Software Subscription section. Check Point now distributes complete releases with each feature pack and does not require you to install a “base” release for a new installation.[3]

[3] A notable exception to this is NG FP2: While it is possible to install NG FP2 as a standalone release, it actually installs NG FP1 first, then upgrades it ...

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