Dameon Welch-Abernathy

This Week in CheckMates: 16 March 2018

Blog Post created by Dameon Welch-Abernathy Moderator on Mar 16, 2018

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Community Highlights

Here are the top threads from the past week:

 

Security Visibility Best Practices with SmartEvent TechTalk 

In case you missed it, we did a TechTalk on SmartEvent discussing best practices. There was also a lot of questions we could not get to during the session that we are still going through, so check back! 

 

CheckMates Member of the Month for March 2018: Guenther Albrecht 

Missed doing one of these in February 

 

R80.x Ports Used for Communication by Various Check Point Modules 

This is continuing to be updated by the community and now includes the various ports used by R80.10, which add a few additional ports compared to R77.30 and earlier.

 

Check Point Inspection points-iIoO 

If you've ever used fw monitor before and wondered what the iIoO refers to, this thread will help!

 

How to release lock from objects in R80.10 

In case your objects or rules by a lock you can't find in SmartConsole, here's how to solve that.

 

Multiple Policy installation 

Currently not supported directly, but you can workaround it with some scripting and the API.

 

Campfire Stories 

Another thread for those of us who have been using, deploying, supporting, or working with/for Check Point for a long time to share some stories about how we used to push our firewalls to school uphill both ways (and we liked it!)

 

IPCALC on CLI 

Didn't know this tool was included in Gaia. Useful tool to help you figure out IP/netmask related information!

 

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