Dameon Welch-Abernathy

This Week in CheckMates 17 December 2018

Blog Post created by Dameon Welch-Abernathy Moderator on Dec 17, 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 Belgium and Ireland

Valeri Loukine and I did the last CheckMates events for 2018 in Belgium and Ireland. A great time was had by all.

 

"I'm not ready yet, guys!"

 

 

He won the Kahoot!

 

 

CheckMates will be at all three CPX 360 2019 event in January and February. See you there?

 

Community Highlights

Here are the conversations worth watching in the community:

 

BEYOND - Customer Success Hub 

We launched our new online portal for TAC cases! Check the thread for more details and share your feedback.

Two ISP's with two appliances 4800 R80.10 

And related thread: CheckPoint Cluster Failover Query. Bottom line: Both ISPs need to be available/reachable from both gateways.

 

Deploying E80.88 Packages with MDT Build 8450 

Nice video showing how to deploy the Endpoint solution.

 

id, ID and OE inspection points in R80.20 GA? 

If you're using fw monitor in R80.20, you'll see some different "inspection points." This thread explains.

 

R80.20 SecureXL drop template support 

Yes, they're still supported even though one doc suggested they weren't.

 

Finding Mobile Access concurrent user license level 

We made this much easier in R80.x.

 

Missing header X-chkp-sid in login? 

Make sure you're calling the correct API endpoint.

 

How can we block Nmap and other Port scanners 

SmartEvent, anyone?

 

Why does the wrong flag show up for an IP address in GeoBlocking? 

Never seen that myself, but makes sense that it could.

 

Installation & Upgrade problems from R77.x to R80.x 

A collection of upgrades that went successfully...and not.

 

Prevent low confidence Anti bot protection 

Update the Threat Prevention profile to block it.

 

Upcoming Events

And, of course, CPX 360 2019!

 

Outcomes