Dameon Welch Abernathy

This Week in CheckMates 6 July 2018

Blog Post created by Dameon Welch Abernathy Employee on Jul 6, 2018

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Community Highlights

Aside from Valeri Loukine joining the team, here's what else happened on CheckMates this past week:

 

More on R80.20.M1

A few new threads highlighting features of R80.20.M1:

 

Export Migration Tools 

What you need will depend on where you're starting from (OS) and where you're going to (version).

 

Identity Awareness issue 

Some issues with the MUH agent on a terminal server that were ultimately addressed by upgrading to the latest Jumbo Hotfix on R77.30.

 

Sam Rule and "sam: Failed to enforce inhibit rules" 

This is related to using the R80.x APIs to enforce SAM rules.

 

How to deploy Check Point AWS Quick Start  

A new "How To..... " Video showing how easy it is to deploy Check Point CloudGuard in AWS.

 

Application blocked but where is the application? 

Application Control and URL Filtering are treated similarly, which might cause a policy issue or two if you don't account for it.

 

Reading logs in the Management API ?  

There isn't an "API" for this, but you can use Log Exporter. Or ye olde fw log.

 

Script to Automate GAIA Configuration backup  

This captures the Gaia OS configuration (with some caveats).

 

R80.10 SmartConsole Linking Custom Sub-Views 

Tip of the week right here!

 

Check Point Firewall Admin Tasks 

If you're new to Check Point and taking over the administration of gateways, this thread has a few things you should do.

 

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