Adding new admin user to CheckPoint Gaia with expert permissions

To add a new administrator user account with “expert” prompt add following lines to configuration in the CLI shell:

add user NEWUSER uid 0 homedir /home/NEWUSER
set user NEWUSER gid 100 shell /bin/bash
set user NEWUSER password-hash $1$************ / OR / set user NEWUSER password <ENTER>
add rba user NEWUSER roles adminRole

Replase NEWUSER with new administrator’s login name.

This new account will login in “expert” shell and will not need to type additional password.
To access Gaia’s CLI shell user will need to execute /bin/clish