Dameon Welch-Abernathy

This Week in CheckMates 19 November 2018

Blog Post created by Dameon Welch-Abernathy Moderator on Nov 19, 2018

 

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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! 

 

CheckMates in Florida and Prague

The problem with being a one-man show sometimes is you don't always get pictures.

In case you need proof I was in Florida, though:

 

 

Meanwhile, Valeri Loukine had a good crowd in Prague:

 

 

Community Highlights

Meanwhile, here are the conversations worth watching in the community:

 

Call For Papers CPX 360 2019 

We've extended our CFP deadline to 30th November. Got something to tell the Check Point community live and on-stage? We'd love to hear from you!

 

*New* Splunk App for Check Point Logs 

Announcing our new integration with Splunk that leverages Log Exporter.

 

Mac OSX 10.14 Beta (Mojave) 

There's an EA available for this now that you can sign up and be a part of!

 

If you are tired typing netstat -nr | grep ^x.x.x.x 

Many ways to get the same information.

 

Kernel global parameters - the most useful settings 

What kernel parameters do you tweak?

 

Nested layers 

Something we don't currently support, but you can sort of emulate with the existing layers.

 

Data Center Objects not updating - force refresh? 

How to debug this issue.

 

Traffic is originating from a VS with the VSX internal communication address 

Not something you want to see.

 

R80.20.M1 to R80.20 Upgrade 

The procedure has been released but we are also still rolling out the code. 

 

Management HA: Member in Collision Status 

Always good to make sure your management servers are running the same jumbo hotfix.

 

Upcoming Events

Between Valeri Loukine and I, we'll be busy in the next several weeks!

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