Dameon Welch Abernathy

This Week in CheckMates 20 August 2018

Blog Post created by Dameon Welch Abernathy Employee on Aug 20, 2018

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

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CheckMates in Your Language!

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

Let us know if you want to have it in your native language as well.

 

CheckMates in the OH!

Moti Sagey, #FlatMoti, and I did an event in Cleveland:

 

Moti then went to St. Louis for a local CPX event:

 

Meanwhile, I drove down to Columbus and did another CheckMates event:

 

Community Highlights

Meanwhile, the  portion of the community continues to roll along!

Here are the top threads and content for the past week:

 

IPS Ease of Use in R80.20 TechTalk 

Want to get a sneak peak of how we're improving IPS in R80.20? Check this TechTalk out! You can also watch recordings of our past TechTalks as well!

 

R80.20 – Integrating Google Cloud Account 

Another "How To..... " Videos by Yair Herling showing you how to integrate with Google Cloud Platform.

 

Security Gateway Packet Flow and Acceleration - with Diagrams 

Different visual takes on how traffic is processed by the Security Gateway, depending on what features are used.

 

postman_collection R80.20.M1 

Postman is a way to see how our API works, and we now have an updated Postman Collection for R80.20.M1 (which does have some API changes).

 

IPS Geo-Policy Whitelist by Domain Name 

Not currently supported, but it's coming and there's a workaround in the meantime.

 

How to use Identity Awareness Tags in R80.20.M1 

Requires R80.10 and above gateways.

 

SIC issue 

Tricky issue the community was able to isolate and fix

 

IPS Bypass 

How does this work? This thread explains it.

 

Eventia Log Parsing & R80.20 (M1) 

If you're ingesting syslogs into your SmartEvent, the following (updated) parser might be useful.

 

Check Point Security gateway freezes, crashes, or reboots randomly, core dump files are not created 

Someone's annotated experience with troubleshooting these issues with sk31511

 

How are you using the SandBlast API? 

Did you realize we have an API for SandBlast? How are you using it? 

 

fw ctl zdebug - yea or nay? 

Do you use fw ctl zdebug? Chime in!

 

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