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In what is becoming a bit of a , today I’ll be covering how to get Check Point SSL Network Extender installed under kubuntu. From the :
SSL Network Extender is a browser plug-in that provides clientless remote access, while delivering full network connectivity for any IP-based application.
After this you will be asked to install an update to the software. This installs the software in the background. One thing to note is that it is looking for the root password and not the sudo password. Ubuntu ships without this set so you’ll need to set a root password using the following command.
You can confirm it’s set correctly using the command
and if you see the prompt change to “#” then you know it’s working. Switch back to the snx_install.sh window and enter the password.
Once you do that you should very briefly see a message saying that the install was successful. At this point the standard snx software is installed but you will probably see the error
Failed to initialize
When you run the snx client on the command line you will see:
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