Dameon Welch Abernathy

This Week in CheckMates: Week of 4th September 2017

Blog Post created by Dameon Welch Abernathy Employee on Sep 8, 2017

Welcome to "This Week in Checkmates," your weekly highlight reel for all things CheckMates!

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Community Highlights

Here are some highlights from the week's activity on CheckMates:

 

Automating IPS

You can leverage the tags feature in IPS profiles in R80+ to make it easier to keep just the right IPS protections active.

 

HowTo - Creating an scpuser account on Gaia Clish

Short and sweet article, which could easily be turned into an Ansible playbook for automation purposes!

 

R77.30 VSX appliance upgrade to R80.10 

If you're planning to upgrade your VSX gateway appliance to R80.10, have a look at this thread. Have you upgraded your VSX to R80.10 yet to leverage 64bit virtual systems, among other things?

 

Activating NGTX (Cloud SandBox) on your gateway 

If you've purchased NGTX with your latest Check Point Appliance package, but haven't activated it yet, here's how to activate it for maximum protection.

 

Check Point Support Resources - Top 10

If you're looking from help from Check Point, here's a list of resources (aside from CheckMates, of course) where you can turn to in order to get help.

 

 

Did You Know...

 

We have a lot of spaces on CheckMates where you can ask for help?

The spaces are organized by topics and product lines.

This is done to make it easier to find relevant content and allows the relevant people inside Check Point to monitor and respond accordingly.

Refer to the following document for a list of products and what spaces they map to: All Products and Where To Post About Them

 

 

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