The case of failed Check Point SSL VPN connections on Windows 8.x

11 במרץ 2015

By: Netanel Ben-Shushan Special thanks to Mr. Alexander Shlapakov from the Israeli Rural Education Ministry for allowing me to share his issue and take screenshots.   When trying to connect from any Windows 8.x (8 & 8.1) to Check Point SSL VPN Portal from supported and valid browser (such as Internet Explorer) we're getting the following error: "SSL Network Extender Service is down and could not be started. Consider rebooting the computer." After following the instructions on the pop-up message, I've reboot the machine with no luck connecting to the SSL VPN portal. So, after some troubleshooting I've found in appliance's logs that the issue...
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