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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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Clientless VPN

Clientless VPN is becoming increasingly popular. The idea is to use a Web browser to provide access to an intranet, which many people already have installed on their computers for surfing the Internet. Unfortunately, this means you can access only Web-enabled applications. For some organizations, this is enough.

FireWall-1 has actually had the basic functionality for Clientless VPN since FireWall-1 4.1, though the feature was never called that and it was never enabled via the GUI. In NG FP3, Check Point added a GUI option for Clientless VPN under the VPN Advanced frame of the gateway object. In NG FP2 and before, you can enable the functionality as follows.

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Add the following entry to $FWDIR/conf/fwauthd.conf on your firewall ...

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