Dameon Welch-Abernathy

This Week in CheckMates 8 June 2018

Blog Post created by Dameon Welch-Abernathy Employee on Jun 8, 2018

 

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CheckMates Birthday Award Winners

I'd like to take a moment to give a shout-out to our Members/Contributors of the Year Award Winners:

CheckMates wouldn't be the great community it is without your awesome contributions!

Well done and thank you on behalf of the community!

 

Community Highlights

Here are the top threads from the past week:

 

CheckMates First Birthday: Ask Us Anything 

While we got in a few of the questions you asked on video as part of the CheckMates First Birthday Celebration!, we couldn't answer them all in a few minutes! We answered a representative sample of the other questions in this document.


Extract "migrate export" and "clish config" from backup 

Did you know you can add a migrate export to the backups taken in Gaia?

 

cpwd_admin list overview (SMS) 

Helpful tool for monitoring the state of your Security Management!

 

Export a rulebase as a CSV file 

An old script back from the days when this site was called Exchange Point, but it's still relevant (and referenced in a newer thread): Management API - Rulebase export as .csv

 

FWM Command in bash script 

If you're going to call any Check Point CLI commands in a shell script, the tip here is important!

 

Exclude Windows updates from Threat Emulation 

In case Windows Updates get caught by Threat Emulation, here's how to make sure they are excluded from emulation.

 

Check Point Packet Inject tool partnered with zdebug drop to see drops on the fly. 

Useful troubleshooting script!

 

Upcoming Events

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