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Heiko Ankenbrand
Click to view contentCheck Point R80.20 update cheat sheet - fw monitor This overview gives you an view of the changes in R80.20 fw monitor. All R80.10 and R80.20 changes are contained in this command overview (cheat sheet). You could download the cheat sheet at the end of this article as a PDF file. Unfortunately not all information for R80.20 is included in…
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Heiko Ankenbrand
Click to view contentIntroduction   This drawing should give you an overview of the used R80 and R77 ports respectively communication flows. It should give you an overview of how different Check Point modules communicate with each other. Furthermore, services that are used for firewall operation are also considered. These firewall services are also partially mapped…
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Heiko Ankenbrand
Click to view contentWhat is Multi Queue?   It is an acceleration feature that lets you assign more than one packet queue and CPU to an interface.   When most of the traffic is accelerated by the SecureXL, the CPU load from the CoreXL SND instances can be very high, while the CPU load from the CoreXL FW instances can be very low. This is an inefficient utilization…
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Heiko Ankenbrand
Click to view contentR80.20 - fw monitor     Tip 1 SecureXL has been significantly revised in R80.20. It now works in user space. This has also led to some changes in "fw monitor". Since R80.20  "fw monitor" is able to show the traffic accelerated with SecureXL. Thus it is possible to see SecureXL (provide more performance) modules in fw monitor chain. For more…
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Matt Dunn
Hi all, I'm struggling to remember or find the answer to how you manually fail over a 1400 cluster.  The normal "clusterXL_Admin down" doesn't work on 1400's. I've set the other member to the higher priority in SmartDashboard and set ClusterXL to switch to higher priority member, then installed, but it hasn't switched. Any ideas how I can… (Show more)
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I pretend do install an hotfix R80.10 on a cluster environment with 2 GW. When it is a ClusterXL HA, you install in the backup node, CU failover to backup node, and let it work 1 or 2 days. If there is no issue, the hotfix is installed on the main node. With this approach there are 1 or 2 days the versions mismatch on the Cluster, so in this… (Show more)
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Heiko Ankenbrand
Click to view content  Issue description: Many of our customers have reported the following issue in recent weeks. Telephone VoIP connections are terminated and can no longer be established. Issue debug: On the firewall you see a typical issue with the following message if you start: # fw ctl zdebug drop Issue message: fwconn_key_init_links (INBOUND) failed…
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Hi Guys, I am gathering some helpful information for a while now to suffice my concern. I found this thread and followed it but it does shows what I wanted.  Restricting Remote Access by IPv4 Address  My concern is, I want to restrict a subnet from connecting to the VPN. For example, SUBNET-A should be the only subnet that can connect to my… (Show more)
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Sajid Abbas
Hi,   So we've been having frequent issues between our Gaia appliances and AWS where they keep going down randomly. Recently we've got some positive updates that upon rekeying AWS rejects Checkpoint proposals especially on NAT-T standard. According to AWS, they reject because checkpoint is using draft-ietf-ipsec-nat-t-ike-02_n instead of… (Show more)
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Alexander Kim
Click to view contentHi,   I would like to invite you to try out two new Gaia features which may provide a great deal of simplicity in day-to-day operation. You can find a short description below, followed by dates, available versions and contacts.   Both of them deal with the way we configure settings on Gaia gateways. We are used to tools like clish and WebUI,… (Show more)
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