Dameon Welch-Abernathy

This Week in CheckMates 6 August 2018

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

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While most of the content on CheckMates is in English, we now have a few groups where both content and discussions are available in local language!

 

Community Highlights

Here's some threads to have a look at from the last week or so:

 

My Top 3 Check Point CLI commands 

This thread is more than a year old at this point and it is by far our most viewed and contributed to thread on CheckMates to date!

 

Lightboard Series - Understanding the Shared Responsibility Model 

Another "How To..... " Videos from Yair Herling about 

 

NATs Issue 

Some basics on Network Address Translation covered in this thread.

 

Legacy DHCP 

If you're upgrading to R80.10 and using Legacy DHCP services, check this thread.

 

Questions around API and Monitoring 

The answer is a run-script API call, but you have to read the output. Or use SNMP.

 

 

Packet Mode, a new way of searching through your security policy in R80.10 

It's available via the API but it works a little differently than through SmartConsole.

 

Restart SMB WebUI process (HTTPD) 

More specifically this is about restarting the UserCheck portal, which works the same as it does on a regular Security Gateway.

 

CloudGuard SaaS GA, prerequisites and minimum quantities

CloudGuard SaaS is launching soon and now has it's own space on CheckMates!

 

ICMP-Proto added to Anonymizer 

This issues has been resolved in the latest App Control signatures. Make sure you update and install policy!

 

cpug.org or CheckMates? 

A bit of history of the two sites here.

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